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Watch Roland Martin Roast The Crap Out Of Phi Beta Sigma!

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Roland Martin showed the members of Phi Beta Sigma NO MERCY and took them down in something that can only be compared to how Drake destroyed Meek Mill in the much publicized rap beef that took place earlier this week.

WatchTheYard.com has obtained a video of News One Now host roasting the crap out of a Sigma, figuratively dropping the mic and then getting up and leaving the room.

The video starts off with Roland, who is a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha, sitting in a room with a Sigma when they begin to play the classic NPHC game of the dozens.

“Look I have traveled this country and I haven’t met NOBODY who wants to pledge Sigma,” Roland says with a smile on his face.

The Sigma replies stating, “Rev. Al Sharpton is a Sigma” to which Roland quickly replies, “You ain’t gon’ never hear Reverend Sharpton even claim to be a Sigma!”

And then he GOES IN:

“Don’t nobody want to be a Sigma. I ain’t never met a woman who say, “Ooh I sure wouldn’t mind kicking it with a Sigma man…The computer geeks got a better shot at a sister than a Sigma.”

But he doesn’t stop there. Roland hits the Sigmas with a couple of quick shots:

Roland: “You know Sigma was created because that is a group that couldn’t get into Alpha!”

The Sigma responds: “Sigmas are the intellectuals…”

Roland: “Who…?!What intellectuals…?! Ok now you done lost your mind. Let me help you out.  If ya’ll go to Washington D.C., the Sigmas could have one meeting with a member of congress. That’s all they got. Alphas, we could have a congressional chapter because we got enough members. Don’t forget that!

 

The TV One host then closes with the following gets up, figuratively drops the mic and leaves the room with a grin on his face.

“First of all Alpha is your daddy… Every Black fraternity and sorority came out of Alpha’s loins! Ya’ll our children. Without us, ya’ll don’t exist!”

Our conclusion: Roland Martin can roast with the rest of them and the best of them.

Click on the arrow below to see the Drake vs. Meek Mill style memes that were made about Roland’s roast session.

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Texas Alphas: Check out This Photo Shoot the Alphas at UT Austin Just Did

The brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. at the University of Texas at Austin are ICE COLD!

The brothers of the Epsilon Iota Chapter got suited up in black and gold for their recent chapter photoshoot and the photos came out great.

For the photoshoot, the brothers teamed up with photographer James De’Rouen (IG: @j.derouen), check out their pictures below.

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The Davidson College Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Just Released This Video About Trump’s DACA Repeal

The brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha at Davidson College are speaking out against President Donald Trump’s DACA repeal.

The brothers of the Tau Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. recently released a video publicly standing against the actions to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program – which provides a level of amnesty to certain undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children – with a six-month delay for current recipients.

On Tuesday, President Trump urged lawmakers to “do your job” with DACA.

In the statement that the chapter released, they stated that their chapter, “stands with the Dreamers and against the proposed DACA repeal.
This is about more than statistics or policy decisions. About 800,000 human beings currently hold DACA status in the U.S. These are our friends, our peers, our neighbors, our family and we have to stand against bigotry & xenophobia and fight with them now.”

Watch their full statement below.

Today, we want to make a public statement. The Tau Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. stands with the Dreamers and against the proposed DACA repeal. This is about more than statistics or policy decisions. About 800,000 human beings currently hold DACA status in the U.S. These are our friends, our peers, our neighbors, our family and we have to stand against bigotry & xenophobia and fight with them now. We ask that you fight with us in our aim to #DefendDACA by donating to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), United We Dream, The Immigrant Defence Project, etc., attending a protest, using social media as a platform to spread awareness regarding this human rights issue, working with the campus community and administration at your institutions to protect your peers, and calling your Congressional representatives. The numbers for the NC Senators and websites for donations are listed below. Sen. Tom Thillis: (919) 856-4630 Sen. Richard Burr: (800) 685-8916 https://action.aclu.org/donate-aclu?ms=web_horiz_nav_hp https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/unitedwedreamaction?refcode=homepagebutton https://www.immigrantdefenseproject.org/donate/ #AΦΑ #ΤΟ #DefendDACA

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The brothers urged the people watching to defend DACA and pointed them in the direction of organizations that are fighting for the rights of immigrants in the United States.

“We ask that you fight with us in our aim to #DefendDACA by donating to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), United We Dream, The Immigrant Defence Project, etc., attending a protest, using social media as a platform to spread awareness regarding this human rights issue, working with the campus community and administration at your institutions to protect your peers, and calling your Congressional representatives.

The numbers for the NC Senators and websites for donations are listed below.

Sen. Tom Thillis: (919) 856-4630
Sen. Richard Burr: (800) 685-8916″

We at Watch The Yard would like to commend these young brothers for speaking out and using their platform to help others. This is what it is all about.

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The First Black Mayor of New York, David Dinkins, Is a Member of Alpha Phi Alpha

Did you know that the first Black Mayor of New York, David Dinkins is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha?

Dinkins crossed the Beta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha at Howard University in 1984 where he graduated cum laude with a degree in mathematics in 1950.

Here is a picture of the Beta Chapter in 1950. David Dinkins is on the far left and Andrew Young, the man who would become the mayor of Atlanta, is the 6th brother from the right.

Dinkins received his LL.B. from Brooklyn Law School in 1956 and started a private practice from 1956 to 1975 while he rose to the head of the Democratic party in Harlem.

In 1966, Dinkins briefly served as a member of the New York State Assembly (78th D.) and later served as the president of the New York City Board of Elections (1972–1973) and New York City Clerk (1975–1985). In 1985, he became the Manhattan borough president and on On November 7, 1989, Dinkins made history by being elected mayor of New York City, defeating Republican nominee Rudy Giuliani in the general election.

After serving as mayor Dinkins served as a Professor of Professional Practice in the Faculty of International and Public Affairs at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs.

Dinkins, who is currently in his 90s, is a pride to his fraternity and in 2013 members of the Wall Street Alphas and the Beta Chapter Alumni Association (BCAA) hosted a special tribute to him at the Red Rooster Harlem. The event — entitled “An Alpha Man from Gotham” – brought together members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. across several generations to honor the legacy of Dinkins.

Check out this video the event below.


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