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Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of Brotherhood among African descendants in this country. 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.



Welcome to our site!  The Brothers of the Xi Eta Lambda Chapter look forward to the opportunity to fellowship and work with you.  While there is a lot of work ahead of us as we continue to do the work of Alpha, we make sure we have a good time as well.  Our regular meetings are on the first Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM at the KPC Center at St Monica's Catholic Church located at 8421 W Montgomery Rd, Houston, TX 77088.  We invite you to join us in working on a number of upcoming initiatives. Chapter members have served in various roles throughout the area to uplift the community.

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