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Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. was founded at Howard University on January 9, 1914 by three students: A. Langston Taylor, Charles I. Brown, Leonard F. Morse. The fraternity also help found their sister organization, Zeta Phi Beta, Inc. When they created the organization, they wanted to be a Greek letter fraternity that would truly exemplify the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship, and service. 

Motto: “Culture For Service and Service For Humanity”

Colors: Royal Blue and Pure White

Symbol: Dove

1. Jerry Rice

Jerry Rice

Original Chapter: Delta Phi (Mississippi Valley State Univ.)

2. Al Roker

Al Roker

Honorary

3. Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard

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4. Blair Underwood

Blair Underwood

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5. Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte

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6. Rep. John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis

Lambda Sigma
(Atlanta)

7. Emmitt Smith

Emmitt Smith

Zeta Kappa
(University of Florida)

8. Richard Sherman

NFL: NOV 22 Giants at Buccaneers Source:Getty

Beta Tau
(Stanford Uni.)

9. Hines Ward

NFL Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony Source:Getty

Zeta Nu
(University of Georgia)

10. Lou Brock

Philadephia Phillies v St. Louis Cardinals Source:Getty

Rho
(Southern University)

11. Ryan Howard

Dedication And Ribbon Cutting At Boys And Girls Club Baseball Stadium Source:Getty

Rho Chi
(SW Missouri State University)

12. Willis Reed

Willis Reed, Center, of the New York Knicks grimaces while waiting for the Boston Celtics to shoot free-throws during an NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden on November 8, 1973. Source:Getty

Xi
(Grambing State University)

13. Apollo Crews

Portland Trail Blazers v Phoenix Suns Source:Getty

Kappa Zeta
(Auburn University)

14. Mike London

William & Mary v Virginia Source:Getty

Mu Omicron
(University of Richmond)

15. Bill Clinton

Billy Tompkins Bill Clinton Archive Source:Getty

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16. Dr. George Washington Carver

Dr. George Washington Carver, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, USA, Arthur Rothstein, Farm Security Administration, March 1942 Source:Getty

Gamma Sigma
(Tuskegee, Alabama)

17. James Weldon Johnson

James Weldon Johnson Source:Getty

Psi
(Clark Atlanta Univ.)

18. Congressman Elijah Cummings

Congressman Elijah Cumming Speaks at the 2016 Democratic National Convention Source:Getty

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19. Harold Washington

Mayor Washington Celebration Re-Election Source:Getty

Upsilon Sigma
(Chicago)

20. Warren Ballentine

Warren Ballentine Source:Radio One Digital

Iota Nu Sigma
(Chicago, Illinois)

21. Benjamin Chavis Muhammad

2019 National Action Network Keepers Of The Dream Awards Source:Getty

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22. Huey P. Newton

Huey P. Newton Holds Press Conference Source:Getty

Beta Tau
(UC Berkeley)

23. Asa Philip Randolph

Asa Philip Randolph et André Philip Source:Getty

Iota Sigma
(Richmond, Virginia)

24. Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton Source:National News Network/Al Sharpton

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25. Armstrong Williams

SiriusXM's Coverage Of The Republican National Convention Goes Gavel-to-Gavel On Wednesday, July 20 Source:Getty

Eta Alpha
(South Carolina State Univ.)

26. King Bach

Jo Koy In Concert - Louisville, KY Source:Getty

Mu Epsilon
(Florida State University)

27. J. Anthony Brown

23rd Annual NAACP Theatre Awards Source:Getty

Eta Beta Sigma
(Nashville, Tennessee)

28. Kurt Carr

Kurt Carr At the 12th Annual Spirit Of Praise Celebration Source:TWENTY 8 PHOTOGRAPHY

Zeta Lambda
(Univ., of Connecticut)

29. Bootsy Collins

Bootsy Live In Concert Source:Getty

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30. Combat Jack

Spotify Mogul launch party celebrates the life of Chris Lighty Source:Getty

Kappa Xi (Cornell University)

31. Reginald Hudlin

51st NAACP Image Awards - Nominees Luncheon Source:Getty

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32. Flex Alexander

Anthony Anderson's 4th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic: VIP Pairings Party Celebration Source:Getty

Kappa Delta Sigma
(San Francisco)

33. Ramsey Lewis…

Ramsey Lewis... Source:Getty

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34. Ben Vereen

Betrayal Opening Night - Arrivals. Source:WENN

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35. Verdine White

We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert Produced by NYC, Clive Davis, and Live Nation Source:Getty

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36. Malik Yoba

US-ENTERTAINMENT-FILM-ANTLERS Source:Getty

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