Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.)

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Professor Cornel West

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Zeta Beta Lamba chapter

Musician Duke Ellington

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Abolitionist Frederick Douglass

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Honorary member

Actor Hill Harper

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Kappa Phi Lambda chapter

Judge Joe Brown

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Kappa Eta chapter

Comedian and Director Keenen Ivory Wayans

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Gamma Phi chapter

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick

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Beta Nu chapter

Musician Lionel Richie

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Gamma Phi chapter

Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King Jr.

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Former U.S. Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.)

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Beta Eta chapter

ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott

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Mu Zeta chapter

Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall

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Nu chapter

Historian W.E.B. Du Bois

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