2021 International High School Essay Contest

  Gamma Chapter of The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., is pleased to announce its 2021 International High School Essay Contest. As a mandated element of our Annual International Achievement Week Observance, Gamma Chapter will be awarding a $1,000 1st Place Scholarship to our Chapter Essay Contest winner.    This year’s Essay Topic is ‘Promoting Read more about 2021 International High School Essay Contest[…]

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College and University Presidents, Deans, and Professors Emeriti

By Brother David L. Carl 1-93-G The men of Gamma chapter have contributed significantly to the progression of Black educators at colleges and universities. These men, many recognized with the designation emeritus, whose names adorn buildings, or for whom scholarships are named, shaped and forever develop academia. As presidents, department founders and heads, deans, and Read more about College and University Presidents, Deans, and Professors Emeriti[…]

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A Grand Life of Achievement- A Titan of The First Goes on to Omega Chapter

By Brother David L. Carl 1-93-G On December 5, 2017, surrounded by his loving family and wife of 61 years, former Grand Keeper of Finance and First District Representative Emeritus, Brother Clifton A. Moore, Sr., entered Omega Chapter. In a storied career of accomplishment and service, both to family, Fraternity, and community, Bro. Moore now Read more about A Grand Life of Achievement- A Titan of The First Goes on to Omega Chapter[…]

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Dr. Simon Overton Johnson

By Brother David L. Carl 1-93-G When Dr. Johnson graduated medical school at Boston University, military segregation remained a tormenting symbol of the rampant discrimination and treatment of Blacks in America. The inability of Black veterans to receive equal treatment as whites embodied the reach of institutional racism extending to the federal level. Johnson stood Read more about Dr. Simon Overton Johnson[…]

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Dr. Rudolph Ulysses Lanclos

By Brother David L. Carl 1-93-G With the end of Danish rule, the newly occupying US power failed to grant citizenship to Virgin Islanders, but permitted a limited number of travel passes. Rudolph Lanclos, a young and ambitious teenage clerk, seized this opportunity in the nativity of Caribbean migration. Sailing to a foreign land, he Read more about Dr. Rudolph Ulysses Lanclos[…]

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Edward Dugger, Jr.

By Brother David L. Carl 1-93-G   Peerless in his athletic prowess, Dugger won over twenty-four Intercollegiate, AAU, Penn Relay and National Collegiate titles, setting a world record time, and never losing a college race in the high hurdles. Voted as first Black track captain of Tufts University, he also played baseball and boxed, making Read more about Edward Dugger, Jr.[…]

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Joseph Lincoln Parker

By Brother David L. Carl 1-93-G Parker, pioneer in architectural engineering, who contributed greatly to many of the largest public transportation projects in New York history. A graduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1923, he majored in the burgeoning field of urban design. Parker became an authority on tunnel construction, making his life’s Read more about Joseph Lincoln Parker[…]

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Francis Morse Dent, Esq.

By Brother David L. Carl 1-93-G Francis Morse Dent, the decorated officer of WWI and devoted civil rights attorney, worked tirelessly with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund to fight racial discrimination. He gained national recognition in the case of McGhee vs Sipes which resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that restrictive covenants baring Negroes Read more about Francis Morse Dent, Esq.[…]

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Dr. Harvey Nathaniel Middleton

By Brother David L. Carl 1-93-G Dr. Middleton arrived to an Indianapolis, at the height of statewide KKK control. Through his undeniable excellence, a hospital that once would not accept him to its staff, now honors his contributions by marking the main street of the medical campus with his name. Raised in segregation, at age Read more about Dr. Harvey Nathaniel Middleton[…]

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Rev. Garnett Russell Waller

By Brother David L. Carl 1-93-G Initially a shoemaker, his call to ministry set him upon a path as an influential preacher and uncompromising advocate for civil rights. While a theology student he engaged extensively in evangelical work organizing several churches including the First Baptist Church of Syracuse. Graduating with high honors, he established churches Read more about Rev. Garnett Russell Waller[…]

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