The Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity was founded on December 4, 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. It’s the first Black, Inter-Collegiate Greek-Lettered fraternity.

Black & Gold: Our 13 Favorite Celebrity Alphas  was originally published on

1. Christian Keyes

Christian Keyes

2. Eddie Robinson

Eddie Robinson

3. Omari Hardwick

Omari Hardwick

4. Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington

5. Judge Joe Brown

Judge Joe Brown

6. Dr. Martin Luther King

Dr. Martin Luther King

7. Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall

8. Keenan Ivory Wayans

Keenan Ivory Wayans

9. Roland Martin

Roland Martin

10. Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie

11. Stuart Scott

Stuart Scott

12. Donny Hathaway

Donny Hathaway