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Graduation time . . .

Of Webster’s many definitions of graduation we have chosen for this occasion, “To pass from one stage of existence, proficiency or prestige to a higher one.” In fact life itself is the process of continuous graduations. Throughout the nation this week in particular, we will be experiencing academic graduations on every scholastic level of our society, from pre-school through post grad status. Continue reading Graduation time . . .

Moving from Lament to Hope

by Deenabandhu Manchala,
Area Executive for Southern Asia

A couple of months ago, African students living in Delhi, India had to bear the brunt of angry mobs. The provocation was the result of a rumour that some African students living in Noida, a suburb, had sold drugs to a young Indian student who later died of overdose. The fact that an outsider, a black African at that, was the source of death seemed a good enough reason for a violent response. Similar incidents of attacks on African students are reported from time to time from other Indian cities. Continue reading Moving from Lament to Hope

William Fleming Baccalaureate Speaker

Adrian Ambrose

Adrian Kyle Ambrose a 2008 graduate of William Fleming High School will be the Baccalaureate speaker for Fleming’s Class of 2017 on Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m. at William Fleming High School.

Ambrose is also a 2012 graduate of North Carolina A & T State University.  He is a member of Beta Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and the son of Steve and Sherri Ambrose of Roanoke.

Kappa’s March for Babies

Brother George Wilson at the registration table.

On Saturday, May 13, members of Alpha Kappa Lambda Chapter, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. participated in the March of Dimes March for Babies that took place at Elmwood Park.

The walk was a 3.5-mile fundraiser.  The fraternity sponsored members of Boy Scout Troop 120 in the walk.