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Happy Founders Day SIGMAS !

Jan 9, 2013


Happy Founders day to Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated. The organization was founded January 9th, 1914 at Howard University.

The founders of the Phi Beta Sigma Inc. were A.Langston Taylor, Charles I.Brown, and Leonard F. Morse.

Famous Sigmas

Science/Education/Medicine Bro. George Washington Carver – Scientist & Educator Bro. James Weldon Johnson – Educator, Poet & Composer of the “Black National Anthem” Bro. Alan Leroy Locke – First African American Rhodes Scholar Bro. Les Brown – Internationally recognized speaker, author and CEO of Les Brown Unlimited, Inc. Bro. Louis Westerfield – First Black Head of The University of Mississippi School of Law Bro. Samuel Robinson – Executive Director of The Lincoln Foundation Bro. Dr. Parlett Moore – Physician in Baltimore, MD and founder of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Beta Club Youth Auxillary Politics
Bro.Al Sharpton. Bro. Nnamdi Azikiwe – Past President of Nigeria Bro. John Lewis – U.S. Congressman (D-Ga) Bro. Kwame Nkrumah – Former President of Ghana Bro. William Tolbert – Former President of Liberia Bro. Edolphus Towns – U.S. Congressman (D-NY) Bro. Larry Blanding – State Senator (D-SC) Bro. Nelson Mandela – President of South Africa and recipient of The Nobel Peace Prize Bro. Harold Washington – First Black elected mayor of ChicagoBro. Bill Clinton- Former U.S. President

Civic Leaders Bro. Huey P. Newton – Co-founder of the Black Panther Party Bro. A. Phillip Randolph – Civil Rights Activist Bro. Chavis Mohammed – Past Executive Director of the NAACP & Organizer of the Million Man March Bro. Hosa Hill – Civil Rights Activist Business Bro. Herman J. Russell – H.J. Russell Construction Co. Bro. Joe L. Dudley Sr. – Dudley Products Bro. Preston Edwards – Founder of Black Collegiate Magazine Bro. James T. Williams – Executive of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Bro. Ezunial Burks – Head Director of the Los Angeles Harbor Bro. Delxeno Wilson de Briano – American Communications Network, “Tag Team” Bro. Peter Adams, Esq. – Partner at Callahan, Schepp, Yuhas, Adams, & Carfora Bro. Carter D. Womack – Executive of the Blockbuster Entertainment Group Bro. Alden J. McDonald – Pres. and CEO of Liberty bank and Trust Co. of New Orleans, LA Bro. Marshall B. Bass – Corporate Vice President for R.J. Reynolds Industries Bro. B. Doyle Mitchell – President and CEO of Industrial Bank of Washington, D.C. Bro. James Paschal – Co-Owner, Paschal Bros. Food and Beverage Enterprise Bro. James T. Hadley – CEO of Community Bank of Lawndale Chicago, IL Bro. Barry E. Beckman – Founder of Beckham House Publishers Bro. Herman E. Valentine Sr. – Founder of Systems Management American Corp. Norfolk, VA Entertainment Bro. Blair Underwood – Actor (LA Law, Just Cause, Set It Off, Posse, etc.) Bro. Morris Chestnut – Actor (Boyz In The Hood, Out All Night, Higher Learning, etc.) Bro. Clarence Muse – Actor Bro. Baba Olatunji – World Renowned Drummer Bro. Joe Sample – World Renowned Pianist Bros. Maurice and Vernon White – Earth, Wind, and Fire Bro. Everett Harp – Sax Player Bro. Carl Gordan – TV Actor in the show ROC Bro. Dr. Walter Turnbull – Director of the Harlem Boys Choir Bro. Rick James – Singer Bro. Dr. Bobby Jones – Gospel Singer Bro. Larry Blackman – Singer (Cameo) Bro. Malik Yoba – Actor (New York Undercover, Ride, Cool Running, etc.) Bro. Quincy Jones – Musician, Composer, Producer Bro. Louis Price – Singer/Actor (Former member of the The Temptations) Bro. Morgan Freeman – Actor (Deep Impact, Amistad, Shawshank Redemption, Seven, Glory, etc.) Athletics Bro. Emmit Smith – Pro Football Bro. Willis Reed – Pro Basketball, Coach, General Manager Bro. Karl Malone – Pro Basketball Bro. James Washington – Pro Football Bro. Lewis Tillman – Pro Football Bro. L.C. Greenwood – Pro Football Bro. Nate Newton – Pro Football Bro. Willie Williams – Pro Football Bro. Erik Williams – Pro Football Bro. Tony Barton – World Class High Jumper Bro. Jerry Rice – Pro Football Bro. Renaldo Nehemiah – Olympic Champion Bro. Eric Curry – Pro Football Bro. George Thorton – Pro Football Bro. Lawrence Moten – Pro Basketball Bro. Vern Fleming – Pro Basketball Bro. Ben Coates – Pro Football Bro. Arthur Agee – Basketball “Hoop Dreams” Bro. Emmitt King – Former World Record Holder in the High Jump & Olympic Relay Bro. Ray Doakes – 1995 NCAA High Jump Champion (KAPPA UPSILON ALUMNI) Bro. Rob Howard – 2000 World Olympic Participant and NCAA Triple Jump Champion (KAPPA UPSILON ALUMNI) Bro. Willie Davis – Pro Football Bro. Greg Graham – Pro Basketball Bro. Terrance Shaw – Pro Football Bro. Ken Burroughs – Pro Football Bro. Darius Johnson – Pro Football Bro. Isaac Davis – Pro Football (KAPPA UPSILON ALUMNI) Bro. John Stephens – Pro Football Bro. Wilbur Young – Pro Football Bro. Olden Polynice – Pro Basketball Bro. Leonard Russell – Pro Football Bro. Myron Guyton – Pro Football Bro. Nate Miller – Pro Football Bro. Lou Brock – Pro Baseball Bro. Bob Gibson – Pro Baseball Bro. Hines Ward – Pro Football Bro. LaMark Carter – 2000 Olympic Team (Triple Jump)

The motto of the Fraternity is “Culture For Service, and Service for Humanity.” HAPPY FOUNDERS DAY SIGMAS !

Shout out to Delta Rho(University Of Michigan)

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