Theu.s. Washington : The Epicenter Of Black Greek Life Essays
790 Words Apr 6th, 2016 4 Pages
The members of these organizations are widely respected by their peers because of the process one must endure to become a member. For about a year the aspiring student must pledge to the organization entailing a tedious journey with multiple stages. The pledging process culminates with a probate, which is the "coming out" ceremony for those who will be initiated into the organization. These past weeks the Kappas, Sigmas, and Alphas have held their probates and the Omegas and AKA’s are expected to have theirs.
In the wake of probate season, I would be remiss not to acknowledge that the Howard experience too closely mirrors that of the Greek populations pledging process. Howard students and alumni alike are familiar with the Howard struggle. “Everything is a process,” is the mantra sung by Howard…