On Thursday, January 12th, the “Living History” event was held in St. Augustine, Florida, at the historic St. Paul A.M.E. Church. Attendees heard firsthand accounts from Audrey Hamilton, James Jackson, Bernice Harper, and Barbara Vickers of their experience with Dr. King. These individuals were active participants in the fight for civil rights and were present during Dr. King’s notable visit to the city. The event was moderated by local activist Rodney Hurst, Political Strategist Kortney Wesley and chapter member James Wesley.
The Sigma Pi Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. celebrated the life of civil rights icon and fraternity member, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with two events held in January.
On Saturday, January 14th the inaugural ‘Black and Gold Dance, Step, and Stroll’ showcase was held at Mandarin High School. Organized by Chapter member Jeffery Rumlin, the event featured the talents of local students and to raise scholarship funds for the fraternity’s “Go to High School, Go to College” national program.
The Sigma Pi Lambda chapter was chartered in 2019 to provide service to Clay, St. Johns, and Duval counties.