Little Known Black History Facts

The Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. is the youngest of the “Divine Nine” Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLOs), and the last to join the National Pan-Hellenic Council. The fraternity was founded in September 19, 1963 on the campus of Morgan State College, now known as Morgan State University in Baltimore, Md. The Iotas began with […]

Little Known Black History Facts

The Phi Beta Sigma, Inc. was founded on the campus of Howard University on January 9, 1914 by three students: the Honorable A. Langston Taylor, the Honorable Leonard F. More, and the Honorable Charles I. Brown. The trio was inspired to create the organization with the premise of embodying brotherhood, scholarship, and service. As the […]

Little Known Black History Facts

The National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. was founded on this day in 1930. The organization, also known as the “Divine Nine,” is composed of nine international Greek letter sororities and fraternities. The council was founded at Howard University with the charter member groups Omega Psi Phi and Kappa Alpha Psi fraternities, and the Alpha Kappa Alpha, […]

The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was founded on this day in 1911 on the campus of Howard University. It is the first Black fraternity founded at a Historically Black College or University. Junior students Edgar Amos Love, Oscar James Cooper, Frank Coleman, and Faculty Adviser Dr. Ernest Everett Just founded the fraternity to uphold […]

The Black Beat

LOS ANGELES (AP) — VH1 is pushing the debut season of “Sorority Sisters” to a quick end after facing criticism for the reality show’s depiction of black sorority members. The channel said that the last three of 10 episodes will air back-to-back Friday. The move is intended to satisfy viewer interest by bringing the cast’s […]

Angelo Grayson Smith, Jr. has reportedly confessed to the murder of his girlfriend Bianca Tanner, the Charlotte schoolteacher who’d been missing since June 7. On the night she disappeared, Smith told police she was intoxicated and the couple argued, but Tanner’s 3-year-old son told police that he’d witnessed Tanner being hit by Smith. Smith was […]

Arts & Entertainment

Spike Lee’s classic Black college film School Daze turned 25 in 2013. Given that anniversary, many fans wonder if there’s a chance Lee might release a sequel to the classic film. In the past there has been talk, but no confirmation of a follow up until now. Spike Lee spoke with Black&Sexy TV and confirmed […]