Every year, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. hosts its Belford V. Lawson Oratorical Contest in which collegiate members demonstrate their oratorical skills.
The contestants compete first at the chapter level, with the winner competing at the state, regional and general convention. According to the fraternity, “the purpose of the Belford V. Lawson Oratorical Contest is to identify problems or special topics of interest within society and determine how the problem or topic relates to the goals and objectives of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.”
The theme of this year’s competition is “What is the role of black men in upholding the respect of womanhood in today’s society?” and we at WatchTheYard.com have video of Bro. Anthony D. Perry Jr., a member of the Psi Chapter at the University of Pennslyvania who placed first at the Eastern Region Convention’s Belford E. Lawson Oratorical Contest and will be moving to nationals.
Watch his speech below:
Share this on Facebook if you think this young brother deserves to go viral.
SGRhos1 week ago
Proof That the Women of Sigma Gamma Rho at Virginia State University Don’t Play When It Comes to Stepping
Alphas4 days ago
These Alphas From Mississippi State University Did a ‘Get Out’ Themed Step Show
Alphas1 week ago
Watch The Alphas at Virginia State University Stroll to ‘Major’ by Young Dolph ft Key Glock
Kappas1 week ago
Kappa Alpha Psi’s 31-Year-Old Mandela Barnes Becomes Wisconsin’s First Black Lieutenant Governor
Kappas4 days ago
This Is How the Brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi Revealed Their Fall 18 Line at Syracuse University
Sigmas4 days ago
These Sigmas at Troy University Recreated The Movie ‘Friday’ For Their Step Show
SGRhos4 days ago
The Women of Sigma Gamma Rho at Texas Southern University are STUNNING and Here’s The Proof
SGRhos1 week ago
These Women of Sigma Gamma Rho Did a Photoshoot To Celebrate Using Sisterhood to Overcome The Odds