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About Sigma

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Our Founders

A. Langston Taylor A. Langston Taylor, the founder of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He graduated from the Howe Institute in 1909 which is now Lemoyne-Owen College in Memphis. He received his college and professional training at Howard and Frelinghuysen University in Washington, D.C. Founder Taylor chose business for his …

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Our History & Mission

A Brief History of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C., January 9, 1914, by three young African-American male students. The Founders, Honorable A. Langston Taylor, Honorable Leonard F. Morse, and Honorable Charles I. Brown, wanted to organize a Greek letter fraternity that would truly …

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Important Links

Phi Beta Sigma International Website – Great Lakes Region Website – PBS National Foundation – Sigma Exchange (fraternity merchandise) – PBS 100 Centennial Website – Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. National Site –

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