Hbcu Legacy Essay

678 words - 3 pages

HBCU Greek organizations are one of the most prospective and student sanctioned organizations. They have the representation to either be a great organization where the concept of charity and family is govern. Or they can be the source of reckless activities and worse of it all hazing. Throughout the articles, I gathered that these organizations can either be a source of inspiration or the student’s downfall.
In S.Rogers, C. Rogers, T Anderson’s 2012, article EXAMINING THE LINK BETWEEN PLEDGING, HAZING, AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT AMONG MEMBERS OF A BLACK GREEK FATERNITY. Gives the reader an insight on the stereotypes and misconception that are placed on African American Greek ...view middle of the document...

In, P. Ruffins’ 2004 article LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE, discusses the future that African American Greek organizations have on young minds today. This article such as the ones before it shows what positive influence these organizations have on the campus and future at hand. This article points out the struggles and the achievements that these organizations have overcome to become successful. This periodical broadcast, how hazing is not a BGOL ritual but a neglect of the administration of the colleges that let this act happen and continue to go unnoticed. While the organization see the rituals as a way to weed out the pledges. They would deem to be “unworthy” of membership. Most would consider that unruly and shameful. While those who have gone through this process would see it as a stepping stone in to an organization where integrity and family shine brightly through its members.
Many believe that these Greek organizations are a truly out to benefit the world we live in today. Even with the hazing and reckless endangerment they can cause if gone unnoticed....

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