Famous Alpha Phi Alpha Brothers

                                                                                                    "Many are Called but few are Phrozen"

                                                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                           


 


 

  

 

   
                          
 
 

FACT:

60 % of all Black Male Doctors
75 % of all Black Male Lawyers
65 % of all Black Male Dentists 
and
95 % of All Black Colleges
have been headed by Alpha Men

This page is respectfully dedicated to all of those men who have inspired us, as men of Alpha.

             

      

 

 

ACTIVISTS

 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Civil Rights Activist 
 Julius L. Chambers: NAACP Legal Defense Fund 
 Lester Granger: National Urban League 
W.E.B. Dubois: Writer, Historian, Civil Rights Activist 
 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.: Civil Rights Activist 
 Thurgood Marshall: Civil Rights Activist, Supreme Court Justice 
 Paul Robeson: Activist, Scholar, Singer, Football Player 
 Dick Gregory: Activist 
 William Gray: United Negro College Fund, Businessman 
 Franklin Williams: Phelps-Stokes Fund 

 

      



 

EDUCATION/SCHOLARSHIP

James Check: Howard University 
Thomas W. Cole, Jr.: President, Clark-Atlanta University 
William B. DeLauder: President, Delaware St. University 
John Hope Franklin: Historian 
E. Franklin Frazier: Sociologist 
Dennis Kimbro: Author 
Frederick Patterson: Founder, UNCF 
Dr. Ronald J. Temple: Chancellor, City Colleges of Chicago 
Cornell West: Author 
 Andrew Zawacki: Rhodes Scholar, Author 
 Dr. Raymond W. Cannon: 1st Edition, Sphinx Magazine 
 Norm Francis: President, Xavier University 

 

   



 

MILITARY

Samuel Gravel: Admiral, USN 
Edward Honor: Major General, AUS 
Fred A. Gorden: Brigadere General 
Samuel Gravely: Admiral 
Benjamin Hacker: Rear Admiral 
Edward Honor: Major General 
James McCall: Major General
Winston Scott: Commander 

 


  SCIENCE & MEDICINE

Dr. Lessall D. Leffall: President, American College of Surgeons 
James Comer: Psychologist 
Garrett Morgan: Inventor, Traffic Signal 
Louis Sullivan: Secretary of Health and Education 
 
 

GOVERNMENT/POLITICS

Dennis Archer: Mayor of Detroit 
Richard Arrington: Mayor of Birmingham 
Willie Brown: Mayor of San Francisco 
David Dinkins: Former Mayor of New York 
 Rev. Emmanuel Cleaver: Mayor of Kansas City 
Chaka Fattah: Congressman, Pennsylvania 
Ernest Finney: South Carolina Supreme Court Justice 
Earl Hilliard: Congressman, Alabama (7th District) 
Maynard Jackson: Former Mayor of Atlanta 
Thurgood Marshall: Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice 
Earnest "Dutch" Morial: 1st Black Mayor of New Orleans 
Marc Morial: Mayor of New Orleans 
Charles Rangel: Congressman, New York (15th District) 
 Robert C. Scott: Congressman, Virginia (3rd District) 
Andrew Young: Former Mayor of Atlanta 

 

 

 

BUSINESS

Thomas J. Burrell: CEO, Burrell Advertising 
W. Melvin Brown: CEO, American Development Corp. 
John H. Johnson: Entrepreneur 
Delano Lewis: President, National Public Radio 
Henry Parks: Founder, Parks Sausages, Inc. 
Joshua Smith: CEO, Maxima Corporation 
 
 

ENTERTAINMENT

Daryl Bell: Actor 
Tony Brown: Journalist/Producer 
Countee Cullen: Poet 
 Duke Ellington: Jazz Musician 
Donny Hathaway: Musician 
Eugene Jackson: National Black Network 
Stuart Scott: ESPN Anchorman 
Chuck Stone: Philadelphia Daily News 
Keenan Ivory Wayans: Comedian, Producer 
 
 

SPORTS

Quinn Buckner: Former NBA Player and Coach 
Wes Chandler: Former NFL Player 
Todd Day: NBA Player 
Rosie Greer: Former NFL Player 
Charles Haley: NFL Player 
Michael Jackson: NFL Player 
Carnell Lake: NFL Player 
Jesse Owens: Olympic Gold Medalist 
Fritz Pollard: 1st Black Head Coach in the NFL 
Mike Powell: Track Star 
Eddie Robinson: Winningest Football Coach in NCAA History 
Jackie Robinson: First Black Man in Major League Baseball 
Art Shell: Former NFL Player and Coach 
Wes Unseld: Former NBA Player and Coach 
Gene Upshaw: President of the NFL Players Association 
Lenny Wilkens: Winningest Coach in NBA History
John "Hot Rod" Williams: Former NBA Player 
Reggie Williams: Cincinnati Bengal