Kappa NYC takeover
Olayemi Odesanya | 1/9/2020, 12:39 p.m.
This past Sunday, The Metro NYC five families, New York Alumni, Queens Alumni, Bronx Alumni Brooklyn-Long Island Alumni and New Rochelle-White Plains Alumni of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated celebrated their 109th year of honorable achievement. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated was founded Jan. 5, 1911 at Indiana University. During its founding African Americans faced racism, prejudice and discrimination. Members of this fraternity are well-known for their programs and serving their community. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated is one of the nine organizations that comprise the National Pan-Hellenic Council. The National Pan-Hellenic Council was created on May 10, 1930 at Howard University. NPHC or the Divine Nine is a collaboration of nine historically international African American Greek Lettered fraternities and sororities. Since its founding, the members of these organizations have pledged to provide their communities with service, leadership and scholarship.
In honor of their founders day, The Metro NYC five families hosted their celebration at Mist Harlem, 46 West 116th Street. Some of Kappa’s all-star DJs and guest DJ ENUFF were in attendance at the party. It was well attended by the men of the fraternity as well as ladies of D9 sororities. The celebration went from Saturday, Jan. 4, at 10 p.m. to the morning of Jan. 5. Overall, everyone had a good time and can’t wait to celebrate their 110th.