By Matthew W. Hughey
At the flip of the 20th century, black fraternities and sororities, often referred to as Black Greek-Letter corporations (BGLOs), have been an essential component of what W.E.B. Du Bois known as the "talented tenth." This was once the head ten percentage of the black group that will function a cadre of proficient, upper-class, encouraged people who obtained the pro credentials, abilities, and capital to help the race to realize socio-economic parity. at the present time, besides the fact that, BGLOs fight to discover their position and course in a global vastly varied from the one who witnessed their genesis.
In contemporary years, there was a turning out to be physique of scholarship on BGLOs. This choice of essays seeks to push those that take into consideration BGLOs to interact in additional severely and empirically dependent research. This publication additionally seeks to maneuver BGLO individuals and those that paintings with them past conclusions in line with hunches, traditional knowledge, instinct, and private event. as well as a wealthy diversity of students, this quantity features a type of name and reaction characteristic among students and popular individuals of the BGLO community.
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