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Omega Psi Phi was founded on November 17, 1911 on the campus of Howard University by Edgar Amos Love, Oscar James Cooper and Frank Coleman. The name was derived from the initials of the Greek phrase Omega Psi Phi meaning, “friendship is essential to the soul.” That phrase was also selected as the motto for the fraternity.

Motto: “Friendship is Essential to the Soul”

Colors: Purple and Gold

Symbol: Lamp

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Here is a list of some celebrity members below:

1. Tom Joyner

Tom Joyner One More Time Experience Source:relam@radio-one.com

Lambda Epsilon

2. Rickey Smiley

Rickey Smiley Source:Reach Media

Psi Rho

3. D.L. Hughley

D.L. Hughley Headshot Source:Urban One

D.L. Hughley is an honorary member of Omega Psi Phi. 

4. Wanya Morris (L)

Wanya Morris (L), Shawn Stockman (2/L) a Source:Getty

Special Intake (Tau Tau)

5. AJ Calloway (R)

NeNe Leakes Visits 'Extra' Source:Getty

Tau Chi

6. Terrance J

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Mu Psi

7. Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson speaks at Cambridge University Source:Getty

Pi Psi

8. Shaquille O’Neal

Shaquille O'Neal Opens SHAQUILLE'S at LA Live Source:Leroy Hamilton for SHAQUILLE’S /AEG / L.A. LIVE - Capra Photography

Grand Chapter
(Special Intake)

9. Michael Jordan (L)

Jordan All-Star With Fabolous 23 Source:Getty

Omicron Alpha

10. Langston Hughes

Portrait Of Langston Hughes Source:Getty

Beta

11. Joe Torry

Joe Torry Source:Joe Torry

Joe Torry is a member of Omega Psi Phi. 

12. Anthony Anderson

Anthony Anderson Source:Ed Lover

Anthony Anderson is an honorary member of Omega Psi Phi. 

13. George Clinton

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals Source:Getty

George Clinton is an honorary member of Omega Psi Phi. 

 

14. Charlie Ward

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15. Ed “Too Tall” Jones

NFL: APR 26 2019 NFL Draft Source:Getty

16. Mo Vaughn

Boston Red Sox Source:Getty

17. Steve McNair

2004 NFL Pro Bowl Game - AFC v NFC Source:Getty

18. Vince Carter

Boston Celtics v Miami Heat Source:Getty

19. Bill Cosby

The Cosby Show Source:Getty

Beta Alpha Alpha

20. Mark Duper

Miami Dolphins Source:Getty

21. Keith Jackson

Philadelphia Eagles Source:Getty

22. Cedric “Cornbread” Maxwell

Detroit Pistons v Boston Celtics Source:Getty

23. Earl Graves

New York Women's Agenda 2003 12th Annual Star Breakfast Source:Getty

24. Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin At Table Source:Getty

25. Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey episodic images from STEVE on Watch Source:Facebook Watch

Special Intake (Tau Tau)

26. Stephen A. Smith

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27. John Salley

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28. Alonzo Mourning

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29. Ray Lewis

2004 NFL Pro Bowl Game - AFC v NFC Source:Getty

30. David Justice

Phil Oates Celebrity Golf Classic Source:Getty

31. Thaddeus Bullard (Titus O’Neal)

22nd Annual Harold & Carole Pump Foundation Gala Source:Getty

32. Anthony “Spice” Adams

Affogato Speakeasy With Anthony “Spice” Adams Source:Getty

33. Kweisi Mfume

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 8: Kweisi Mfume speaks during a servic Source:Getty

34. Dr. Benjamin Hooks

Dr. Benjamin Hooks Source:Getty

35. Will Downing

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36. Harry Lennix

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37. LaRoyce Hawkins

SCAD aTVfest 2020 Source:Getty