Can You Be Christian and Greek?

Greek orgs are often lauded for the work it does in the community. But with campus wide recognition comes criticism.

These groups, particularly Greek Lettered Organization, are often regarded as being anti-Christian. These critics argue the questionable nature of these orgs’ ritual and presence.

For instance, these critics argue Greek organizations are a form of idolatry. But there are many individuals with a religious background that happen to be members of black greek organizations.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a key figure in the Civil Rights Movement, was an ordained minister. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, Inc.

Jesse Jackson, also a key figure in the Civil Rights Movement, is a reverend and member of Omega Psi Phi, Fraternity.

Marvin Sapp, popular Gospel recording artist, is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi.

Larry Howard, a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., takes this topic to task in his YouTube vlog “Can you be a Christian in a Black Greek Organization?”

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Check what an Alpha member has to say about this controversial topic.

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