Alpha Phi Alpha

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The oldest Greek-letter organization for African American males, Alpha Phi Alpha seeks to develop leaders, promote brotherhood and academic excellence while providing service and advocacy for our communities.

The organization has a rich history in addressing and improving the educational, economic, political and social injustices African Americans faced in the early 20th century.


National Website



PresidentShamar Thompkins
Intake Chair:  August Simien




Founded: December 4, 1906

Cornell University
LSU Chapter: May 22, 1978

Symbols & Colors

Symbols: Great Sphinx of Giza
Colors: Black and Old Gold

Mailing Address

101 LSU Student Union Building

LSU Box 21902

Baton Rouge, LA 70803