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Iota Phi Theta was founded on September 19, 1963 at Morgan State College (now known as Morgan State University) by 12 students: Albert Hicks, Lonnie Spruill, Jr., Charles Briscoe, Frank Coakley, John Slade, Barron Willis, Webster Lewis, Charles Brown, Louis Hudnell, Charles Gregory, Elias Dorsey, Jr., Michael Williams. The fraternity is now the fifth largest African-American social service fraternity.

Motto: “Building a Tradition, Not Resting Upon One!”

Colors: Charcoal Brown and Gilded Gold

Symbol: Centaur

Also See:

Famous Members Of Alpha Phi Alpha

Famous Members Of Alpha Kappa Alpha

Famous Members Of Omega Psi Phi

Famous Members Of Delta Sigma Theta

Famous Members Of Phi Beta Sigma

Famous Members Of Zeta Phi Beta

Famous Members Of Kappa Alpha Psi

Famous Members Of Sigma Gamma Rho

1. Terrence C. Carson

Terrence C. Carson

“Living Single” Star and Alpha Lambda Charter Member

2. Kendrick Jevon Dean

Grammy Nominated music producer, songwriter and Gamma Omicron Charter Member

3. Spencer Christian

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Author, former Meteorologist, Good Morning America, KGO-TV and Beta Charter Member

4. Jason Manuel Olazabal

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Actor and Beta Sigma Charter Member

5. Desi Arnez Hines II

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Actor, Boyz N The Hood, Harlem Nights

6. Kirby Wilson

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Football Coach and Alpha Lambda Charter Member

 

7. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL)

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Civil Rights activist, Illinois Congressman and Eta Omega Charter Member

8. Bishop Talbert Swan, III

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Pastor, Prelate, Church Of God In Christ, Activist, Author

9. Devon Still

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Former NFL Player and Eta Alpha Charter Member

10. Calvin Murphy

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Basketball Hall of Famer and Alpha Nu Omega Charter Member

11. Melvin Lister

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2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics men’s long jumper

12. Dave Leitao

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Former DePaul University Men’s Basketball Head Coach and Omicron Charter Member

13. Elvin Hayes

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Basketball Hall of Famer and Alpha Nu Omega Chapter Member

14. Tommie Frazier Former University of Nebraska–Lincoln quarterback, only player named Most Valuable Player of three consecutive national championship games

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 Former University of Nebraska–Lincoln quarterback, only player named Most Valuable Player of three consecutive national championship games

15. Vaughn Booker

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Former NFL Defensive End