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!

Michael Jordan, Black History Month, Omega Psi PhiMichael Jordan is a part of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

Maya Angelou, Black History Month, Greek, Famous Greeks, Alpha Kappa AlphaPoetry legend, Maya Angelou is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

MLK, Martin Luther King, Black History Month, Alpha Phi AlphaYou may remember from our post on Martin Luther King Day that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha.

Coretta Scott King, MLK, Black History Month, Famous Greeks, Alpha Kappa AlphaHis 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.

jadasmithJada Pinket Smith is a sister of Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Rev. Al Sharpton, Black History Month, Phi Beta Sigma

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

Condoleezza Rice, Black History Month, Alpha Kappa AlphaCondoleezza Rice is a member of Alpha Chi Omega.

Bill Cosby, Omega Psi Phi, Black History Month, Famous Greeks

Bill Cosby is a brother of Omega Psi Phi.

Aretha Franklin, Delta Sigma Theta, Black History Month, Famous GreeksEven 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.


Weatherman Al Roker is a brother of Phi Beta Sigma.


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

Shaquille O'Neal, Shaq, Black History Month, Famous Greeks

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

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