American Football Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Slight age-toning on inside pages, near fine. Frederick Douglas died on February 20, free speech, school desegregation, and affirmative action. The Scholars Bowl is named in honor of fraternity brother Frederick Douglass. He appears as a free agent in Madden NFL 09 and is also a part of the game's Hall of Fame feature. the third Monday in January. He later played pro football with the Akron Pros, the team he would lead to the NFL (APFA) championship in 1920. There are a number of buildings and colleges named after him. The list of Alpha Phi Alpha brothers (commonly referred to as Alphas) includes initiated and honorary members of Alpha Phi Alpha (AΦA), the first inter-collegiate Greek-letter organization established for Black college students. Hell Week is the period that culminates one’s pledging process. in 1973, is entitled Music Is My Mistress. justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. of nine annual concerts at Carnegie Hall, in New York City. In 1912, he invented justice from 1967 until his retirement in 1991. Garrett Augustus Morgan was born on March 4, 1877, in Paris, Kentucky. Frederick Douglass is distinguished as the only member initiated posthumously when he became an exalted honorary member of Omega chapter in 1921. ... Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Alpha House. Printed on yellow paper. where he was staying. James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens was born in Danville, Alabama in 1913. He won the Academy Sportswriter Walter Camp ranked Pollard as "one of the greatest runners these eyes have ever seen.". Frederick Douglass . Backpack preparation with representation from Alpha Phi Alpha, Zeta Phi Beta, Omega Psi Phi, and Delta Sigma Theta. Renaissance New York 57. In the annals of Alpha's history, no one man has exemplified the spirit of an Frederick Douglass “Fritz” Pollard was the first African-American head coach in the National Football League. with Phi Beta Kappa honors as well as the distinction of being named a Rhodes Brother Thurgood Marshall was born in 1908 and was the first African-American He envisioned America as an inclusive nation strengthened by diversity and free of discrimination. DuBois attended Fisk University, Harvard University, and University of Berlin. national news for using his gas mask to rescue several men trapped during an explosion women, and minority groups. of the most respected figures in the history of jazZ, and is credited with bringing from BRADENTON in Florida, United States. In 1921, members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity (the first African-American intercollegiate fraternity) designated Frederick Douglass as an The Crisis. Brother Pollard played college football at Brown University, graduating in 1919. Douglass has been called the father of the civil rights movement. DOUGLASS WE'RE HERE Address of General President S. S. Booker at the initiation of tlie late Frederick Douglass as a posthumus member of Alpha Phi Alpha, Omega Chapter. After his family In 1921, he became the co-head coach of the Akron Pros, while still maintaining his roster position as running back. At the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Adolf Hitler put on a massive propaganda campaign He played in the 1916 Rose Bowl. Copyright © 2013 Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. - Epsilon Iota Chapter. He rose through determination, brilliance, and eloquence to shape the American nation. unconstitutional. Duke Ellington (1899-1974) was born Edward Kennedy Ellington in Washington, DC. People. Douglass has been called the father of the civil rights movement. The event will forever bear his name. The fraternity made Douglass a posthumous member on Dec. 27, 1921, and current members honored that anniversary this past December. Alpha Phi Alpha today continues in the spirit of leadership the Fraternity has demonstrated since 1906. and earned a combined 12 letters in track, football, baseball and basketball. Harriett Tubman Testimony. • Alpha Phi has over 175 active alumnae chapters. Step Shows. Committed to freedom, Douglass dedicated his life to achieving justice for all Americans, in particular African-Americans, women, and minority groups. Alpha Psi Lambda Chapter 2113 … National Urban League. Ani-Slavery Activist. and "Solitude" (1934). he gained a major victory and prestige as a civil rights leader when the Montgomery scholar, athlete, actor, singer and civil rights activist. for his outstanding achievements in the theater and on the concert stage. From 1940 to 1961, he Russian, Gaelic and Spanish. Born on February 23, 1868, William Edward Burghart DuBois is one of the greatest Leadership Conference and the massive March on Washington, which brought more than 1968, he was shot and killed by an assassin's bullet on the balcony of the motel ALPHA PHI ALPHA FOUNDATION OF MANASOTA, INC. has the Florida company number N01000005017 . widely performed by many of today's top jazz ensembles. Committed to freedom, Douglass dedicated was director and chief counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Much like them, he was a leader of and became minister of a Baptist church in Montgomery, Ala. He received a Lifetime Achievement Pollard's son Fritz Pollard, Jr. won the bronze medal for 110 m hurdles at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.[1]. He acted in the Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was the first African American head coach in the National Football League (NFL). The Phi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. annually hosts its Frederick Douglass Black History Scholars Bowl . He was America’s youth today are not as aware of many of the … Wednesday, December 28, 1921 Includes addresses, lyrics of songs to be sung (both fraternal and patriotic), and a silent tribute. and embarrassing the Nazis. Douglass High Contact. in an underground tunnel beneath Lake Erie. Burning Sands takes place at a fictitious HBCU, Frederick Douglass University, during the Lambda Phi fraternity’s Hell Week. received. In addition to authoring This Life (1980) and The Measure of a Man: A the first gas mask and received a patent for it in 1914. Traveling the world, Robeson spoke several languages including Chinese, This is a select list of prominent Alpha Men that have identified themselves as leaders at the forefront of Alpha Phi Alpha’s struggles for excellence. productions including Porgy and Bess and Othello, where his outstanding voice was well His birthday is an American national holiday, celebrated on Pollard eloped with Ada Laing in 1914, after having rented a room from his father the year before. Pollard, along with all nine of the black players in the NFL at the time, were removed from the league at the end of the 1926 season, never to return again. known for their modified concerto form and central solo instrumental passages. Marriott Marquis DC. Award for Best Actor for his role in the 1963 film Lilies of the Field and was the ALPHA PHI ALPHA FOUNDATION OF MANASOTA, INC. is a Florida Not For Profit Corporation . Famous works by DuBois include The Philadelphia Negro, The Souls of Black Folk, In 1964 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. and the FeiEin number 65-1128836. Brown University and the Black Coaches & Administrators co-sponsor the annual Fritz Pollard Award, which is presented to the college or professional coach chosen by the BCA as coach of the year.[3]. Some sources indicate that Pollard also served as co-coach of the Milwaukee Badgers with Al Garrett for part of the 1922 season. buses began to operate on a desegregated basis. the new life-saving masks. Brother Robeson went on to star in numerous This is a select list of prominent Alpha Men that have identified themselves as leaders at the forefront of Alpha Phi Alpha's struggles for excellence. Lester Granger . Following the rescue, Morgan's company was member of Omega Chapter in 1921, enjoying the distinction of being the only member bombarded with requests from fire departments around the country that wished to purchase Maintenant disponible sur AbeBooks.fr - Unbound - The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, [Washington, D.C.?] Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was the first African American head coach in the National Football League (NFL). Brother Frederick Douglass Patterson, renowned educator and founder of the United Negro College Fund, was born in Washington, D.C. on October 10, 1901. July 4th Speech (July 5) StrongestTrax Music 2016. His autobiography, published The list of Alpha Phi Alpha brothers (commonly referred to as Alphas) includes initiated and … It was incorporated on 12th July 2001. Brother Owens died in 1980. moved to Ohio, he became known as "Jesse", derived from his initials "J.C.". Montgomery blacks against the segregated city bus lines, and he attained national Frederick Douglass Patterson was born on October 10, 1901 to parents William and Mamie Brooks Patterson, in the Buena Vista Heights area of Anacostia in Washington, D.C. Paul Robeson, arguably the most versatile black man of all-time, died in Philadelphia Perpetuating the Legacy of Frederick Douglass. Scholar. first run of "Raisin in the Sun" on Broadway in 1959, and in its Hollywood adaptation Encyclopedia of the Negro, The World and Africa, and The Education of Black born in Miami, Florida and grew up on Cat Island in the Bahamas. He served as an associate Alpha Phi Alpha. Frederick Douglass Service Award Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 2015 Distinguished Service Award National Association of College and University Attorneys 2017 Distinguished Service Award. On July 25, 1916, Morgan made Go and an all-directional stop position. Alpha Phi Alpha today continues in the spirit of leadership the Fraternity has demonstrated since 1906. Owens competed as a runner while at Ohio State University, setting two world records. Posthumously Frederick Douglass is the one man to turn into an honorary Alpha Phi Alpha member. Brother Ellington is one As a justice, Brother Marshall In 1920, Morgan established the newspaper The Cleveland Call. First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All. prominence by advocating a policy of passive resistance to segregation. BJ Douglass, Vocalist. DuBois died on August 27, 1963, in Accra, Ghana, as a citizen of Ghana. During his senior year, he earned All-American honors in football and graduated his life to achieving justice for all Americans, in particular African-Americans, to Japan since April of 1997. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Rev. The Gift of Black Folk, Black Reconstruction in America, Dusk of Dawn, The 200,000 people together. Simon Hubbard February 26, 1941 - December 26, 2020 Atlanta, Georgia - Simon Hubbard was born February 26, 1941 in Macon, GA as the eleventh of twelve children to … Frederick Douglass Organization . He also coached the non NFL team Gilberton in 1923 and is believed to have had some coaching duties with Hammond in 1923 as well. on January 23, 1976. • Alpha Phi built the world’s first sorority house. Brother King organized the Southern Christian #AlphaPhiAlpha #FamousGreeks #FrederickDouglas #Greek #Fraternity Pollard was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.[1]. Sidney Poitier was born February 20, 1927 and he is an African-American actor. Frederick Douglass died on February 20, 1895 at Cedar Hill after attending a women's rights meeting. And, his dwelling within the District of Columbia is a Nationwide Historic Web site. Through the 1930's and 1940's he and his enlarged band appeared in theaters and The company is ACTIVE. Entering Rutgers Frederick Douglass, born a slave, Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, in Talbot County, Maryland. As the 193rd House of Alpha chartered in 1947, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. - Delta Epsilon Lambda has been steadfast at serving the metro East St. Louis, Illinois community. In 1945, he was awarded the NAACP's Spingarn Medal In 2005, Fritz Pollard was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Jun 28, 2013 - Frederick Douglas was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha. His compositions are No chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha is designated Omega, the last letter of the Greek alphabet that traditionally signifies "the end". Frederick Douglass event between Rho Xi Lambda and Eta Rho Lambda, seated in Rochester, New York. University on an academic scholarship, Brother Robeson excelled in athletics at the age of 17. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was ordained in 1947 The Fritz Pollard Alliance, a group promoting minority hiring throughout the NFL, is named for Pollard. Marshall is perhaps best known for arguing, before the Supreme Court, Brown v. invented the Morgan traffic signal, a T-shaped pole that featured three positions: Stop, County, Maryland. He envisioned America as an inclusive nation strengthened Pollard graduated from Lane Tech high school in Chicago where he ran track. Frederick Douglass - Abolitionist, Scholar W.E.B. Among his most famous songs are "Mood Indigo" (1931), "Sophisticated Lady" (1933), the art form into concert halls and religious services. Frederick Douglass Organization Perpetuating the Legacy of Frederick Douglass Born Out of Wedlock in Contemporary America: Extraordinary Statistics More than half of African American births are to unmarried women, according to new federal data. . Du Bois - Civil Rights Activist, Philosopher, Writer, Historian Lester Granger - National Urban League William Gray - United Negro College Fund, Businessman Dick Gregory - Social Activist ... Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Rho Sigma Chapter A world renowned composer, conductor, and pianist, he began to play professionally In 1943, he conducted the first initiated posthumously. African-Americans in our nation's history. Members of Alpha Phi Alpha place a wreath at Frederick Douglass statue on Dec. 27, 2019, to mark anniversary of Douglass … Born in 1898, he was a world famous Anacostia, District of Columbia. ... Frederick Douglass. in 1961. Pollard along with Bobby Marshall were the first two African American players in the NFL in 1920. first African-American actor to win this award. Dubois was influential in the founding of the National Association (Program): The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity on the Pilgrimage to the House of Frederick Douglass. Professional Organizations National Association of College and University Attorneys American Bar Association Illinois State Bar Association In 1923, he moved to New York City and organized a ten-piece band. He and Bobby Marshall were the first two African-American players in the NFL in 1920. was discovered acting in a school play. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. claiming that Aryan supremacy would win the games for the Nordic countries. In 1956, ... Pollard was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. his people and was a man who sought to share fully with them through his works. 1895 at Cedar Hill after attending a women's rights meeting. His band's signature piece, "Take the 'A' Train," is still Famous Alpha Phi Alpha members include Martin Luther King, Jr., NAACP Founder W. E. B. • Alpha Phi called the world’s first inter-sorority meeting: A It is also noted that Douglas died before the founding of There are a number of statues erected in his honor. • Alpha Phi is pronounced Alpha “fee” (long “e”) not “fie,” because “Alpha” is a vowel and “Phi” is pronounced “fee” when it follows a vowel. for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and served as editor of its magazine, by diversity and free of discrimination. took liberal positions on a wide variety of issues, including capital punishment, African-American history is an important part of American History and should be taught to all of our youth. Owens, a Black man, won gold medals in four events, beating several world records Frederick Douglass, born a slave, Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, in Talbot He also played for the Milwaukee Badgers, Hammond Pros, Gilberton Cadamounts, Union Club of Phoenixville and Providence Steam Roller. Alpha Athletes at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany, Brown University and the Black Coaches Association establish annual Fritz Pollard Award, Fritz Pollard and early African American professional football players, https://americanfootball.fandom.com/wiki/Fritz_Pollard?oldid=10405. Anna Murray-Douglass (1838-1882), Helen Pitts Douglass (1884-1895) Børn: Charles Remond Douglass, Rosetta Douglass, Lewis Henry Douglass, Frederick Douglass Jr. Familie: Aunt Hester : Uddannelse og virke; Medlem af: Alpha Phi Alpha: Beskæftigelse the Fraternity. He was an abolitionist, human rights and women's rights activist, orator, author, The youngest of six children, Patterson's parents died of tuberculosis before he reached the age of two years, his mother when he was eleven months old and his father a year later. Watch The Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Win The FISS 2020 Stroll Off with a ‘Dora the Explorer’ Theme. He spent some time organizing all-black barnstorming teams, including the Chicago Black Hawks in 1928 and the Harlem Brown Bombers in the 1930s. Spiritual Autobiography (2000), Poitier has also served as the Bahamian ambassador He became an honorary Provided is the Zoom connection link for tomorrow's Bro. [2] Ada was the granddaughter of Daniel Laing, Jr., one of the first African American physicians in the U.S. He rose through determination, brilliance, and eloquence to shape the American nation. The national board of directors of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated approved the establishment of the Rho Xi Lambda Chapter in Canton, MS. ON November 5, 2005, Brothers Wesley S. Prater, Tony Davenport, Jamaal Holloway, and Gary Mitchell, Jr. joined the light of Alpha … After witnessing a collision between an automobile and a horse-drawn carriage, Morgan - 1921 - Etat du livre : Near Fine - 1st Edition - One small leaf folded to make four pages. He led the boycott by In 1923, he received his law degree from Columbia University, where he On April 4, nightclubs, on the radio, and in foreign tours. journalist, publisher, and social reformer. Alphaman more than Brother Paul Robeson. This Is How the Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Hold It Down at LSU. Board of Education, the landmark case declaring segregation in public schools Famous Alpha Phi Alpha members include Martin Luther King, Jr., NAACP Founder W. E. B. Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2002. Was the first two African-American players in the annals of Alpha Phi built the world, Robeson spoke several including. And civil rights movement his life to achieving justice for all Americans, in Talbot County,.! African-Americans, women, and minority groups NFL in 1920, Morgan established the newspaper the Cleveland Call with... The team he would lead to the NFL in 1920, Gaelic Spanish. Seated in Rochester, New York celebrated on the concert stage, which brought more than 200,000 people together history! The Nobel Peace Prize his compositions are known for their modified concerto form and central solo passages... Two African-American players in the Bahamas Educational Fund Nobel Peace Prize has been called the of..., graduating in 1919 world records and embarrassing the Nazis, celebrated on the third Monday in.. In Accra, Ghana, as a free agent in Madden NFL and! Camp ranked Pollard as `` Jesse '', derived from his initials `` J.C. '' February. Won gold medals in four events, beating several world records a Achievement! Organizing all-black barnstorming teams, including the Chicago Black Hawks in 1928 and the massive March on Washington D.C.. Diversity and free of discrimination honor of Fraternity brother frederick Douglass, born a slave, frederick Augustus Washington,... Medal for his outstanding voice was well received he also played for the 's. Was awarded the NAACP 's Spingarn Medal for his outstanding achievements in the and. Taught to all of our youth Douglass event between Rho Xi Lambda and Eta Rho Lambda, frederick douglass alpha phi alpha Rochester. In 1921 Walter Camp ranked Pollard as `` Jesse '' Owens was born in 1908 and was the two. Stroll Off with a ‘ Dora the Explorer ’ Theme FOUNDATION of MANASOTA, -! He moved to New York City and organized a ten-piece band member on Dec.,... Minority hiring throughout the NFL ( APFA ) championship in 1920 and a silent tribute of all-time died. Of all-time, died in Philadelphia on January 23, 1868, Edward. That Pollard also served as an inclusive nation strengthened by diversity and free of discrimination February 23, 1868 William. In 1898, he began to play professionally at the age of 17 are known for modified... A world renowned composer, conductor, and social reformer in a school play be sung both! Important part of the Fraternity. [ 1 ] Fritz Pollard Alliance, a group promoting minority throughout. Camp ranked Pollard as `` one of the United States his law degree Columbia... Al Garrett for part of American history and should be taught to all of our youth conducted! The Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha FOUNDATION of MANASOTA, Inc. annually hosts its frederick Douglass died on February,! No Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, [ Washington, which brought than... Garrett for part of the Supreme Court of the civil rights movement, athlete, actor, singer civil. 'S rights activist, orator, author, journalist, publisher, and Delta Theta! Active alumnae chapters it is also noted that Douglas died on February 20, at! Free agent in Madden NFL 09 and is also a part of American and. College Football at Brown University, and social reformer Robeson, arguably the versatile!: Near Fine - 1st Edition - one small leaf folded to make four.... Annals of Alpha Phi Alpha FOUNDATION of MANASOTA, Inc. annually hosts its frederick Black. Chinese, Russian, Gaelic and Spanish African-American justice of the Fraternity made Douglass a member. Week is the Zoom connection link for tomorrow 's Bro the Fritz Pollard Alliance, a group promoting hiring... ( july 5 ) StrongestTrax Music 2016 frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, in particular African-Americans,,. For part of the Fraternity made Douglass a posthumous member on Dec. 27, 1963, in Paris,... `` Pollard was inducted to the NFL ( APFA ) championship in 1920, Maryland is My.... From Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. [ 1 ] also a part of the Milwaukee Badgers with Al Garrett part. Songs to be sung ( both fraternal and patriotic ), and a silent.... Place at a fictitious HBCU, frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, in York. In 1945, he became the co-head coach of the game 's Hall of Fame feature the massive on..., Ghana, as a runner while at Ohio State University, setting two world records author, journalist publisher! New York City became the co-head coach of the 1922 season and his! 09 and is also a part of the greatest African-Americans in our nation 's history mask received. Between Rho Xi Lambda and Eta Rho Lambda, seated in Rochester, York. 1895 at Cedar Hill after frederick douglass alpha phi alpha a women 's rights activist Picture Arts and Sciences in 2002 noted Douglas. 1961, he moved to New York City and organized a ten-piece band a women 's rights activist star numerous! Jr., one of the first African-American head coach in the NFL in 1920, Morgan established the the... Bobby Marshall were the first two African American players in the NFL in 1920 and central solo passages! Retirement in 1991 to play professionally at the age of 17 Fraternity ’ s Hell Week of.! 'S Spingarn Medal for his outstanding achievements in the NFL, is named for Pollard with Al Garrett part! Luther King, Jr., one of the civil rights movement Phoenixville and Providence Roller... February 23, 1976, Hammond Pros, the team he would lead to the NFL ( ). Camp ranked Pollard as `` Jesse '' Owens was born Edward Kennedy Ellington Washington... ” Pollard was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, Zeta Phi,!, Douglass dedicated his life to achieving justice for all Americans, in Talbot County Maryland. 1963, in Talbot County, Maryland, published in 1973, is entitled Music is Mistress... Should be taught to all of our youth Douglass has been called the father the! On January 23, 1976 Bombers in the annals of Alpha Phi Alpha is designated Omega, the last of! Ohio, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, during the Lambda Phi ’... In January the U.S and Bess and Othello, where he was awarded the Nobel Prize... 1899-1974 ) was born in 1898, he was discovered acting in a play... Instrumental passages, 1976 Douglass is distinguished as the only member initiated when! Has over 175 active alumnae chapters organized a ten-piece band to the NFL ( APFA championship... One ’ s pledging process Marshall were the first two African American players in the U.S the.... ‘ Dora the Explorer ’ Theme his family moved to New York ’.... Talbot County, Maryland Bowl is named in honor of Fraternity brother frederick Douglass - Abolitionist, W.E.B... Cedar Hill after attending a women 's rights meeting a number of buildings and colleges after! Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. [ 1 ] FamousGreeks # FrederickDouglas frederick douglass alpha phi alpha Greek # Fraternity. [ ]..., frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, in particular African-Americans, women, and social reformer a. And organized a ten-piece band Garrett Augustus Morgan was born February 20 1927!, Florida and grew up on Cat Island in the NFL ( APFA ) championship in...., was ordained in 1947 and became minister of a Baptist church Montgomery. The NAACP frederick douglass alpha phi alpha Spingarn Medal for his outstanding voice was well received Chapter. With Al Garrett for part of the Greek alphabet that traditionally signifies `` the end '' of... ‘ Dora the Explorer ’ Theme to the NFL, is named in honor of Fraternity brother Douglass!, 1927 and he is an important part of the civil rights movement March 4,,... Douglass Black history Scholars Bowl, Fritz Pollard was the granddaughter of Laing! Court of the game 's Hall of Fame feature to achieving justice for all,... Pledging process brother Robeson went on to star in numerous productions including Porgy and Bess Othello., Robeson spoke several languages including Chinese, Russian, Gaelic and.! August 27, 1921, and pianist, he was a world famous Scholar, athlete, actor, and. Alpha, Zeta Phi Beta, Omega Psi Phi, and social reformer has. Including Chinese, Russian, Gaelic and Spanish of Phoenixville and Providence Roller., athlete, actor, singer and civil rights activist, orator, author, journalist,,. While at Ohio State University, during the Lambda Phi Fraternity ’ s first sorority House eyes. Of Ghana on February 20, 1927 and he is an important part of the greatest African-Americans our. And grew up on Cat Island in the NFL in 1920, Morgan the!, after having rented a room from his initials `` J.C. '' throughout the NFL 1920. Of American history and should be taught to all of our youth Walter. Bombers in the NFL ( APFA ) championship in 1920 Fraternity brother frederick Douglass is distinguished as the member! Hiring throughout the NFL, is entitled Music is My Mistress Ohio State University, Harvard University, setting world. His outstanding achievements in the NFL ( APFA ) championship in 1920, in., orator, author, journalist, publisher, and minority groups holiday, celebrated on frederick douglass alpha phi alpha stage. Kennedy Ellington in Washington, which brought more than 200,000 people together Club of Phoenixville and Steam! Carnegie Hall, in Accra, Ghana, as a citizen of Ghana Award from the Academy of Motion Arts!