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The Kappa Tau Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is seated in Valdosta, Georgia. We are apart of the Georgia District (Area 3) of the Southern Region. Our Chapter President is Cameron Williams and we currently have 20 active members.

National History

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Alpha Phi Alpha (ΑΦΑ) is the first intercollegiate fraternity established by African Americans. Founded on December 4, 1906, on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, as a social fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha has initiated over 175,000 men into the organization and has been open to men of all races since 1940. The fraternity utilizes motifs and artifacts from Ancient Egypt to represent the organization and preserves its archives at the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center. The founders, Henry Arthur Callis, Charles Henry Chapman, Eugene Kinckle Jones, George Biddle Kelley, Nathaniel Allison Murray, Robert Harold Ogle, and Vertner Woodson Tandy, are collectively known as the “Seven Jewels”

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Chapter History

In 1974 a group of Alpha Phi Alpha men came together to discuss starting a chapter in the Lowndes-Valdosta area. After several meetings, a plan was put into action for a charter in 1975. Then names of the charter members are are Brothers William Pompey, Arthur Hart, L. W. Williams, J. Herman Revels, J. L. Lomax, Alford Kinsey, and E. E. Williams

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