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Unformatted text preview: "It d e fin ite ly is h a p p e n in g , it d e A n ire lv is o n th e in arase; say s A lara B ry so n , p resid en t o f th e C o m eil ch ap ter o f A lp h a P h i A lp h a. "B u t I d o n 't w an t to call it a n en d , b ecau se th at m ak es it a fad " c o s u a lo t le s s th a n m o s t o f th e w h ite l;a te rn itie s . T h e tra d itio n a lly b la c k fra te rn itie s a n d so ro ritie s Jo sh u a a d m its, "I p ro b a b lv fe lt a litd e c lo se r to th e are integrated, how ever. In 1986 a w hite student m ade ecnnom ic class of this orgar.ization." In fa¢, he says, headiines w hen she joined Z eta B era P hf, a trxdition- 'T h e th ree b lack k id s I k n o w in w h ire frarrrn ities are a lly b la c k so ro ritv . T h e n e x t y e a r a w h ite stu d e n t, lo a d e d T h e y 're ric h " M ark B rafford, cT ossed the burning sands to becom e a S igm a T hen Jeff crossed in the spring o£ 1990, and H E N E V E R E T T ¢ 'H IT E S IO E g O t to th e b y th e tia :e E v e re tt c ro sse d th a t fa ll, it w a sn 't n e w s U n iv e rsity o f A la b a m a , h e to o k a g o o d a n y m o re . W h ic h w a s fin e b y h im . A s h e sa y s,'B e in g F A D O R N O T , i[ s g o t so m e p e o p le in a n u p ro a r. 1 3 t_ lo o k a ro u n d " Ir w a s re a l e a s y to a e e w h a t ' p a rt o f a tre n d n e v e r c ro s s e d m y m in d ' . : W h y are w h ite g u y s jo in in g ? A re th ey w an n a- th e w h ite fn tern ,ties w er< all ab o u t," h e say s: tw o o r E verett does not com e across as a trendjoiner. H e's be's? D o they w ant to cheese off their parents? th re e p a rtie s b e fo re T h u rsd a y - w h e n th e w e e k e n d reticent to the point of shyness. From beneath his close D o th ey th in k th ey 'll g et to d are b lack w o m en ? A re b e g a a S o m e k iu d o f se rio u s m o n e y w a s re q u ire d , ', ¢ o p p e d h a ir, h e sq u in ts a t th e w o rld w ith a fla t, h a rd they filled w ith piry or guilt? Suspicion exists on both b e n u x d to se w e e k e n d p a r- _ _ _ sides,saysBrodeyblilburn,awhitestudenrwhojoined ties hired $1,000 bands. w }^EN EY ER ETT G O T TO T^ Kappa Alpha Psi at Indiana University. "There are 'W h a t I s a w ," r e c a lls '- - b lack p eo p le w h o d o n t ap p ren ate m y p resen ce in a I b lack fratern ity , a s th e re a re w h ite p e o p le w h o ta n 't u n d e ssta n d w tty I d id it in h e first p la ri Jo n A u g u san e, a m u sic m ajo r at U C L A , g o t ch al- lenged repeatedly w hen he pledged Sigm a in the spring o f 1 9 9 0 . 'It w as m y an s+ to b ear." h e recalk -I h ad to p ro v e I w an ted th u " O n ce, at a p arry , a S ig m a fro m I an o th er ch ap ter cam e u p to Jo n : 'H e w as ^ -r.= m ^ in m y ear, 'D id you call m y brother a m gger? H uh?' osrr an d o v er, seein g w h at I'd d a I ju st had to srand there_" It's been estim ated that black fraternities devote five tim es as m any m an-hours co com m um ry ': . se rv ic e th a n d o w h ite fra te tn ttic s.se rv ic e th a n d o w h ite fra te tn ttic s....
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