Completely happy Founders’ Day!
The storied group was based at Howard College in Washington, D.C., January 9, 1914 by Honorable A. Langston Taylor, Honorable Leonard F. Morse, and Honorable Charles I. Brown, who wished to arrange a Greek letter fraternity that would actually exemplify the beliefs of brotherhood, scholarship, and repair.
The Founders ultimately created a corporation that considered itself as “part of” the final group moderately than “aside from” the final group. They desired for his or her fraternity to exist as a part of an excellent better brotherhood which might be dedicated to the “inclusive we” moderately than the “unique we.”
Anytime you acknowledge the humanity of one other individual, you acknowledge the creation of God in that individual — and also you acknowledge your personal duty in direction of that individual, as a result of to look out for one more man is to look out for your self.”
And, in fact, we needed to point out Brother Invoice Clinton who joined the Fraternity in 2009 in a hilarious/historic popular culture second.
“All through my life I’ve all the time tried to exemplify the imaginative and prescient of the fraternity’s founders,” he stated in his acceptance speech.
The honorable Brothers A. Langston Taylor, Charles I. Brown, and Leonard F. Morse who established the fraternity’s motto, “Tradition For Service, Service For Humanity.”
Different notable members embody Blair Underwood, Jerry Rice, Emmitt Smith, Al Roker, Dr. Bobby Jones, and extra.
How are you celebrating the Sigmas right now? Inform us down beneath and peep all of the Sigma baes on the flip.