FOUNDED IN 1911 at Howard University, Omega Psi Phi has more than 120,000 members worldwide. Here are some of the most well-known, including a few with local connections:
Malcolm Jenkins, Philadelphia Eagles
Vernon Jordan, former advisor for President Bill Clinton
Tom Joyner, host of the nationally-syndicated "Tom Joyner Morning Show"
Stephen A. Smith, of ESPN
Charles Frank Bolden Jr., current head of NASA
Jesse Jackson Jr.
Dr. Charles Drew, a researcher who pioneered methods of storing blood plasma for transfusion
Carter G. Woodson, founder of Negro History Week, which later became Black History Month
Benjamin Hooks, former head of the NAACP
Benjamin Mays, a former president of Morehouse University