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Black Greek Letter Organizations

African American Fraternities and Sororities: Our Fight Has Just Begun

Gregory S. Parks | Posted 02.09.2015 | Home
Gregory S. Parks

Will BGLOs be meaningfully engaged in this modern struggle for racial equality? Will they be timid and do enough just to say that they did something? Will they sit on the sidelines?

The Hazing "Blame" Game

Gregory S. Parks | Posted 02.01.2016 | Home
Gregory S. Parks

While it may seem insensitive to "blame" hazing victims for their hazing experiences, the issue is not so much blame. It's a question of who are the various stakeholders who may play a vital role in ending, or at least seriously curtailing, hazing.

Talkin' 'Bout Nothin': Black Greek-letter Organizations and Hazing

Gregory S. Parks | Posted 11.27.2012 | Home
Gregory S. Parks

On one hand, you have BGLO members who believe that there has been great continuity with regard to pledging (they often make a theoretical distinction between it and hazing)--that it has remained constant and consistent over the generations and should remain so.

Black "Greek" Hazing Tied to Leadership Behavior

Gregory S. Parks | Posted 09.18.2012 | Home
Gregory S. Parks

There are vast distinctions between brutalizing someone and stealing from one's fraternity brothers or sorority sisters. There are, however, disturbing commonalities as well.

The King Memorial and the Ideals of Brotherhood

Gregory S. Parks | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home
Gregory S. Parks

Although many Americans are aware of Dr. King's activism, fewer know as much about the fraternity into which he was initiated.