He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | December 04,2012 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pmAlpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc presents a tribute to Donny Hathaway and Founders Day Celebration.
Alpha Phi Alpha (ΑΦΑ) is the first Black, Inter-Collegiate Greek-Lettered fraternity. It was founded on December 4, 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
The visionary founders, known as the "Jewels" of the Fraternity, are Henry Arthur Callis, Charles Henry Chapman, Eugene Kinckle Jones, George Biddle Kelley, Nathaniel Allison Murray, Robert Harold Ogle, and Vertner Woodson Tandy.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. develops leaders, promotes brotherhood and academic excellence, while providing service and advocacy for our communities. Its aims are "manly deeds, scholarship, and love for all mankind," and its motto is First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All.
Bro. Donny Edward Hathaway (October 1, 1945 January 13, 1979) was an American soul singer-songwriter and musician. He studied music on a fine arts scholarship at Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity via Beta Chapter in 1965.
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