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Black Greek Life: Community Service (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-10-21

Duration: 00:07:11

Subjects: Historically black colleges and universities | African American Greek letter societies | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Harris, Ryan Interviewee
  • Kimbrough, Walter Speaker
  • Carpenter, Barbara Interviewee


This segment from the October 21, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the importance of community service to African American fraternities and sororities. She interviews Ryan Harris of Omega Psi Phi and State Representative Barbara Carpenter of Zeta Phi Beta. Walter Kimbrough of Alpha Phi Alpha and the author of “Black Greek 101: The Culture, Customs, and Challenges of Black Fraternities and Sororities” also shares the contributions of Black Greek organizations to the Civil Rights Movement. This report is a part of the “Crossing Over: Black Greek Life” series.