Interview with George Leighton, the oldest living Kappa

Grand Polemarch Thomas L. Battles, Jr. presents Brother Leighton with the first KAN pin from the Senior Kappa Affairs Endowment Fund initiative

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Interview with J. Ernest Wilkins

For a quarter century, J. Ernest Wilkins served as the Grand Keeper of Records and Exchequer of Kappa Alpha Psi, handing nearly all the duties that are now undertaken in the International Headquarters. He was the fraternity's 13th Grand Polemarch, serving from 1947 to 1950. In 1954, Wilkins was appointed by President Dwight Eisenhower as Undersecretary of Labor for International Labor Affairs, thus becoming the first African American to have a sub-cabinet position. This is an interview of Wilkins in a nationally televised news interview.

The Brothers of Hendersonville Alumni hosted the Kids Need School Supplies Fall Drive with donations and proceeds going to support Vena Stuart Elementary School in Gallatin, TN. The school supplies were presented to the children and parents at a special program hosted by the Vena Stuart PTO. Pictured with the fraternity are Principal Dr. Brenda Valentine and Assistant Principal Gregg Pursley.

On October 8th the Brothers of Hendersonville Alumni participated in a Habitat for Humanity construction build; they were proud to put the final touches on the house which is of both quality craftsmanship and affordable. The brothers were also on hand for the presentation of the keys to a deserving family from the community.

The Hendersonville Alumni Chapter was proud to support this year’s electoral process by exercising their voting rights, promoting the Keeping African Americans Political-Political Action Committee (KAPPAC) initiatives and volunteering their services to the Davidson County Election Commission.

Kappa's Military Men at the Centennial

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Stockbridge-Jonesboro Alumni Chapter Attends MACK Founders’ Day Banquet

The Stockbridge-Jonesboro Alumni Chapter attended the Annual MACK Founders’ Day Banquet on January 12, 2013 at the Atlanta Airport Marriott in College Park, GA. All in attendance heard a rousing keynote address delivered by Junior Grand Vice-Polemarch Jeremy L. Williams. Treandos Thornton served as the SJAC representative on the MACK (Metro Atlanta Coalition of Kappas) Founders’ Day Committee and Polemarch …

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Stockbridge-Jonesboro Alumni Chapter Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

On February 16, 2013 the Stockbridge-Jonesboro Alumni Chapter kicked of the first of several events in celebration of the chapter’s 10 year anniversary. Several members of the chapter turned out to perform a “Community Beautification” project in one of the older communities in Stockbridge, GA. Members fanned out in the area to clean, beautify, and pick-up litter on the roadways …

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Stone Mountain-Lithonia Alumni Chapter Participates in 2013 MACK Founders Day Banquet

On January 12, 2013 the Stone Mountain-Lithonia (SML) Alumni Chapter participated in the 2013 MACK Founders Day Banquet and Dance, held at the Marriott Gateway Hotel. What is now affectionately known as the “M.A.C.K.” (Metro Atlanta Coalition of Kappas) was created in December of 1991 under leadership from several Atlanta area chapters, including SML charter members James Griffin and Darryl …

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Stone Mountain-Lithonia Alumni Chapter Participates in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade

The Stone Mountain-Lithonia Alumni Chapter participated in the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade on January 21, 2013 in downtown Atlanta. The chapter showed up in large numbers and joined multiple other organizations to unify in keeping Dr. King’s spirit alive. In addition to marching in the parade, the chapter’s Kappa Leaguers also performed step exhibitions for spectators …

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Greenville Alumni Chapter Celebrates Founders’ Day

On January 27, 2013 the Greenville Alumni Chapter celebrated Founders’ Day. The 102nd anniversary of Kappa Alpha Psi was held by the chapter at Mount Zion Baptist Church in South Carolina. Dr. Vardry A. Freeman, Pastor of Poplar Spring Missionary Baptist Church and the Southeastern Province Chaplain, was the guest speaker. The church service started at 10am with brothers presiding. …

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