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Kappa Alpha Psi

Kappa Alpha Psi (ΚΑΨ) is a collegiate Greek-letter fraternity with a predominantly African-American membership. [1]

65 relations: Aegis, African American, African Methodist Episcopal Church, African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–68), Alpha Kappa Nu, Alpha Phi Alpha, Appalachian Mountains, Bermuda, Byron Kenneth Armstrong, Columbia University, Convention (meeting), Diamond, Drexel University, Edward Giles Irvin, Elder Watson Diggs, Ezra Dee Alexander, Fraternities and sororities in North America, George Wesley Edmonds, Germany, Greek alphabet, Guy Levis Grant, Habitat for Humanity, Hazing, Henry Tourner Asher, Historically black colleges and universities, Howard University, Indiana University Bloomington, Inner city, Ivy League, Japan, Jim Crow laws, John Milton Lee, Korea, Lincoln University (Pennsylvania), List of Kappa Alpha Psi brothers, List of social fraternities and sororities, Los Angeles, Marcus Peter Blakemore, Midwestern United States, Morehouse College, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Nigeria, North-American Interfraternity Conference, Paul Waymond Caine, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Piney Woods Country Life School, Piney Woods, Mississippi, Polemarch, Racism in the United States, ..., South Africa, Southern United States, Stepping (African-American), The Bahamas, United Kingdom, United Negro College Fund, United States, United States Virgin Islands, University of Florida, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, University of Iowa, Virgin Islands, Washington, D.C., Western United States, Wilberforce University. Expand index (15 more) »

Aegis

The aegis or aigis (Αἰγίς; English pronunciation), as stated in the Iliad, is carried by Athena and Zeus, but its nature is uncertain.

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African American

African American, also referred to as Black American or Afro-American, is an ethnic group of Americans (citizens or residents of the United States) with total or partial ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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African Methodist Episcopal Church

The African Methodist Episcopal Church, usually called the A.M.E. Church, is a predominantly African-American Methodist denomination based in the United States.

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African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–68)

The Civil Rights Movement or 1960s Civil Rights Movement, sometimes anachronistically referred to as the "African-American Civil Rights Movement" although the term "African-Americans" was not used in the 1960s, encompasses social movements in the United States whose goals were to end racial segregation and discrimination against black Americans and to secure legal recognition and federal protection of the citizenship rights enumerated in the Constitution and federal law.

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Alpha Kappa Nu

Alpha Kappa Nu (ΑΚΝ) was one of several unsuccessful attempts to create an African-American collegiate fraternal organization in the United States in 1903.

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Alpha Phi Alpha

Alpha Phi Alpha (ΑΦΑ) is the first Black, inter-collegiate Greek-lettered fraternity.

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Appalachian Mountains

The Appalachian Mountains (or,There are at least eight possible pronunciations depending on three factors.

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Bermuda

Bermuda, also referred to in legal documents as, fully, "the Bermudas or Somers Isles", is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean, located off the east coast of North America.

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Byron Kenneth Armstrong

Byron Kenneth Armstrong (1890 – June 28, 1980) was a founder of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

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Columbia University

Columbia University (officially Columbia University in the City of New York) is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.

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Convention (meeting)

A convention, in the sense of a meeting, is a gathering of individuals who meet at an arranged place and time in order to discuss or engage in some common interest.

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Diamond

In mineralogy, diamond (or; from the ancient Greek ἀδάμας – adámas "unbreakable") is a metastable allotrope of carbon, where the carbon atoms are arranged in a variation of the face-centered cubic crystal structure called a diamond lattice.

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Drexel University

Drexel University is a private research university with three campuses in Philadelphia and one in Sacramento, California.

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Edward Giles Irvin

Edward Giles Irvin (August 13, 1893 – 1982) was a founder of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

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Elder Watson Diggs

Elder Watson Diggs (December 23, 1883 – November 8, 1947) was a principal founder of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

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Ezra Dee Alexander

Ezra Dee Alexander (1892 – September 29, 1971) was a founder of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

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Fraternities and sororities in North America

Fraternities and sororities in North America are social organizations at universities in the United States and Canada.

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George Wesley Edmonds

George Wesley Edmonds (August 13, 1890 – June 13, 1962) was a founder of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Greek alphabet

The Greek alphabet has been used to write the Greek language since the 8th century BC.

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Guy Levis Grant

Guy Levis Grant (1891 – November 11, 1973) was a founder of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), generally referred to as Habitat for Humanity or simply Habitat, is an international, non-governmental, and nonprofit organization, which was founded in 1976.

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Hazing

Hazing is the practice of rituals and other activities involving harassment, abuse or humiliation used as a way of initiating a person into a group.

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Henry Tourner Asher

Henry Tourner Asher (1892 – March 5, 1963) was a founder of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

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Historically black colleges and universities

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the black community.

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Howard University

Howard University is a federally chartered, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black university in Washington, D.C. It is classified as a research university with high research activity.

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Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana University Bloomington (abbreviated "IU Bloomington" and colloquially referred to as "IU" or simply "Indiana") is a public research university located in Bloomington, Indiana, United States.

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Inner city

The inner city is the central area of a major city or metropolis.

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Ivy League

The Ivy League is a collegiate athletic conference comprising sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States.

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Japan

Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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Jim Crow laws

Jim Crow laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States.

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John Milton Lee

John Milton Lee (September 7, 1890 – January 8, 1958) was a founder of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

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Korea

Korea, called Hanguk (한국; Hanja: 韓國) or Daehan (대한; Hanja: 大韓) in South Korea and Chosŏn (조선; Hanja: 朝鮮) in North Korea and elsewhere, is an East Asian territory that is divided into two distinct sovereign states, North Korea (also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK) and South Korea (also known as the Republic of Korea, or ROK).

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Lincoln University (Pennsylvania)

The Lincoln University (LU) is the United States' first degree-granting historically black university.

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List of Kappa Alpha Psi brothers

The following is a list of notable members of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. (commonly referred to as Kappas or Nupes).

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List of social fraternities and sororities

Social or general fraternities and sororities, in the North American fraternity system, are those that do not promote a particular profession (as professional fraternities are) or discipline (such as service fraternities and sororities).

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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Marcus Peter Blakemore

Marcus Peter Blakemore (1889 - October 9, 1959) was a founder of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

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Midwestern United States

The Midwestern United States, or the Midwest, is one of the four geographic regions defined by the United States Census Bureau, occupying the northern central part of the country.

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Morehouse College

Morehouse College is a private, all-male, liberal arts, historically black college located in Atlanta, in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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National Pan-Hellenic Council

The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is a collaborative organization of nine historically African American, international Greek lettered fraternities and sororities.

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Nigeria

Federal Republic of Nigeria, commonly referred to as Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.

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North-American Interfraternity Conference

The North-American Interfraternity Conference (or NIC; formerly known as the National Interfraternity Conference) is an association of collegiate men's fraternities that was formally organized in 1910, although it began on November 27, 1909.

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Paul Waymond Caine

Paul Waymond Caine (1891 – 1931) was a founder of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state located in the North and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and the Great Lakes region.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most-populous in the United States.

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Piney Woods Country Life School

The Piney Woods Country Life School (or The Piney Woods School) is a co-educational independent historically African-American boarding school for grades 9-12 in Piney Woods, unincorporated Rankin County, Mississippi.

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Piney Woods, Mississippi

Piney Woods is an unincorporated community in Rankin County, Mississippi.

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Polemarch

A polemarch (from, polemarchos) was a senior military title in various ancient Greek city states (poleis).

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Racism in the United States

Racism and ethnic discrimination in the United States has been a major issue since the colonial era and the slave era.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Southern United States

The Southern United States—commonly referred to as the American South, Dixie, or simply the South—is a region of the United States of America.

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Stepping (African-American)

Stepping or step-dancing is a form of percussive dance in which the participant's entire body is used as an instrument to produce complex rhythms and sounds through a mixture of footsteps, spoken word, and hand claps.

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The Bahamas

The Bahamas, officially the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, is an island country of the Lucayan Archipelago consisting of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets in the Atlantic Ocean; north of Cuba and Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic); northwest of the Turks and Caicos Islands; southeast of the U.S. state of Florida and east of the Florida Keys.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United Negro College Fund

The United Negro College Fund, or UNCF, is an American philanthropic organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 39 private historically black colleges and universities.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands of the United States (commonly called the United States Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Virgin Islands, or USVI) are a group of islands in the Caribbean that are an insular area of the United States.

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University of Florida

The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university located on a campus in North Central Florida.

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University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (U of I, University of Illinois, UIUC, or simply Illinois) is a public research-intensive university in the U.S. state of Illinois.

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University of Iowa

The University of Iowa (also known as the UI, or simply Iowa) is a flagship public research university in Iowa City, Iowa.

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Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands are the western island group of the Leeward Islands, which are the northern part of the Lesser Antilles, and form the border between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States.

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Western United States

The Western United States, commonly referred to as the American West or simply the West, traditionally refers to the region comprising the westernmost states of the United States.

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Wilberforce University

Wilberforce University is a private, coed, liberal arts historically black university (HBCU) located in Wilberforce, Ohio.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kappa_Alpha_Psi

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