For the fourth consecutive year, the members of Iota Phi Theta were a national team for the St. Jude Walk/Run, to raise money and awareness for the children of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Founded during the height of the civil rights movement at Morgan State University, Iota has quickly developed into one of the largest African-American fraternities in the world, with more than 30,000 members and 230 chapters.
In a packed dining room inside the Union League in Center City, The Philadelphia Tribune honored three Philadelphians with its History Maker Award and paid homage to others positioned to make history at the annual Christopher J. Perry/Carter G. Woodson Black History Awards Luncheon on Thursday.
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