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By Matthew W. Hughey,Gregory S. Parks,Theda Skocpol

At the flip of the 20th century, black fraternities and sororities, often referred to as Black Greek-Letter firms (BGLOs), have been a vital part 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 trained, upper-class, encouraged people who obtained the pro credentials, abilities, and capital to aid the race to achieve socio-economic parity. at the present time, in spite of the fact that, BGLOs fight to discover their position and course in a global tremendously varied from the person who witnessed their genesis.

In fresh years, there was a transforming into physique of scholarship on BGLOs. This selection of essays seeks to push those that take into consideration BGLOs to have interaction in additional severely and empirically dependent research. This booklet additionally seeks to maneuver BGLO contributors and people who paintings with them past conclusions in line with hunches, traditional knowledge, instinct, and private adventure. as well as a wealthy variety of students, this quantity incorporates a type of name and reaction characteristic among students and popular individuals of the BGLO community.

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