Famous Greeks Part V: Black History Month

08 February, 2013

Here at Something Greek we thought that in honor of Black History Month we would highlight some of the successful African American Fraternity and Sorority Members. Check out the ones we found below, and feel free to comment with anyone that we missed!

Something Greek Famous Celebrities Michael Jordan Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

Michael Jordan is a part of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

Something Greek Famous Celebrities Maya Angelou Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Poetry legend, Maya Angelou is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

Something Greek Famous Celebrities Martin Luther King Jr. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

You may remember from our post on Martin Luther King Day that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha.

Something Greek Famous Celebrities Coretta Scott King Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

His wife, Coretta Scott King, was also Greek. She was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Cedric Kyles, Cedric the Entertainer. Kappa Alpha Psi, Black History Month, Famous Greeks

Cedric "The Entertainer" Kyles was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.

Something Greek Famous Celebrities Jada Pinket Smith Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Jada Pinket Smith is a sister of Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Something Greek Famous Celebrities Al Sharpton Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

The Reverend Al Sharpton is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.

Something Greek Famous Celebrities Condoleezza Rice Alpha Chi Omega

Condoleezza Rice is a member of Alpha Chi Omega.

Something Greek Famous Celebrities Bill Cosby Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

Bill Cosby is a brother of Omega Psi Phi.

Something Greek Famous Celebrities Aretha Franklin Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

Even though she couldn't shop at Something Greek for her sorority's apparel, I have a special place in my heart for Aretha Franklin. This member of Delta Sigma Theta demands R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

Something Greek Famous Celebrities Al Roker Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

Weatherman Al Roker is a honorary brother of Phi Beta Sigma.

Something Greek Famous Celebrities Victoria Rowell Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority

The Young and the Restless star, Victoria Rowell, is a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority.

Something Greek Famous Celebrities Shaquille O'neal Omega Psi Phi

Shaquille O'Neal is a brother of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

Toni Morrison, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Black History Month, Famous Greeks

And last, but certainly not least, Toni Morrison is a sister of Alpha Kappa Alpha.

We hope you enjoyed our Famous Greeks tribute to Black History Month. Stay tuned for our trip back to where the Famous Greeks phenomenon started, the Oscars. Coming soon!

-Michelle Giuseffi

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