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Omega Psi Phi


Founded 1911,

Howard University

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated (ΩΨΦ) is an intercollegiate, historically African American Greek-letter fraternity.


The organization has over 750 undergraduate and graduate chapters. The fraternity was founded on November 17, 1911 by three Howard University juniors, Edgar Amos Love, Oscar J. Cooper and Frank Coleman, and their faculty adviser, Dr. Ernest Everett Just.


Omega Psi Phi is the first predominantly African-American fraternity to be founded at a historically black university.


Since its founding in 1911, Omega Psi Phi's stated purpose has been "to attract and build a strong and effective force of Handsome men dedicated to its Cardinal Principles of manhood, scholarship, perseverance, and uplift".

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