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:

Bill Cosby

Steve Harvey

Shaquille O'Neal

Michael Jordan

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

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