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Dec 12, 2014, 18:20 ET

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Set To Engage The City Of St. Louis, Missouri In A Discussion Regarding The Welfare Of Its Young Citizens

WHO: Jonathan A. Mason, Sr., International President, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Bishop Courtney Allen Jones, Pleasant Grove...

Nov 27, 2014, 08:55 ET

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Calls For Federal Intervention In The Case Of Michael Brown Grand Jury Verdict

 In the aftermath of the grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of unarmed...

Nov 21, 2014, 11:47 ET

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Issues Statement Regarding Florida State University Shooting

We, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., are saddened by the news of the recent shooting at Florida State University. Our prayers go out to the...

Sep 18, 2014, 17:44 ET
Jonathan A. Mason, Sr., International President, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (PRNewsFoto/Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.)

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. International President Jonathan Mason Challenges Members To Talk About Domestic Abuse

As controversy swirls around football stars Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson, International President Jonathan Mason of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity,...

Sep 18, 2014, 09:40 ET
Jonathan A. Mason, International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.  (PRNewsFoto/Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc)

Jonathan A. Mason Sr., International President Of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. To Lead Harlem's Historic African American Day Parade

 Jonathan A. Mason Sr., International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (PBS) has been selected to serve as the Grand Marshall of...

Aug 25, 2014, 09:05 ET

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Reinforces Its Commitment To Eradicate And Lead The Campaign Nationally Against Hazing

 Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (PBS) is set to bolster its third year of National Anti-Hazing Campaign with three weeks of workshops,...

Jul 25, 2014, 11:31 ET

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Slated to Present a $500,000.00 Endowment to Howard University, the Institution Where the Venerable Organization was Founded 100 years ago.

 On Friday, July 25, 2014, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. President Jonathan A. Mason will announce a $500,000.00 endowment to Howard...

Jul 16, 2014, 12:58 ET

Phi Beta Sigma Announces Centennial Week Activities July 16-20, 2014

Today, Jonathan A. Mason, International President of Phi Beta Sigma, one of the country's largest African American men's organizations, kicked off...

Jun 23, 2014, 10:40 ET
Jonathan A. Mason, International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.  (PRNewsFoto/Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc)

Members Of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Are Preparing To Color The Nation's Capital Blue And White During The Organization's Centennial Celebration

 Members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., (Sigma) are preparing to color the nation's capital Blue and White during the organization's...

Apr 28, 2014, 09:55 ET
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (Sigma) International President Jonathan A. Mason signs MOU agreement with US Fish and Wildlife Services Director Dan Ashe. Standing L - R: Sigma Deputy Director Steve Ballard, Sigma Beta Club Foundation President and Past International President Arthur Thomas, Sigma Executive Director Daryl Anderson, Sigma Partner Liaison Kevin Davis, & Sigma International Director of Education Jean B. Lamothe. Seated L - R: Sigma President Jonathan A. Mason and USFWS Director Dan Ashe (PRNewsFoto/Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.)

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Sign Historic MOU to Engage Urban Youth in Outdoor Recreation and STEM Education

 Leading African-American fraternity Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (Sigma) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) have joined...

Apr 21, 2014, 09:55 ET

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Sign Historic MOU to Engage Urban Youth in Outdoor Recreation and STEM Education

On April 23, FWS Director Dan Ashe will join Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. President Jonathan A. Mason for an historic MOU signing.  The...

Apr 15, 2014, 10:05 ET
Jonathan A. Mason, International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.  (PRNewsFoto/Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc)

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Reaffirms Its Commitment To Eradicate Hazing Amongst Its Members

 Several months after issuing a stern warning to its members regarding the negative impact of hazing on the organization, Phi Beta Sigma...

Jan 09, 2014, 09:14 ET
Jonathan A. Mason, International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.  (PRNewsFoto/Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc)

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Marks Founders Day And 100 Years Of Celebrating Brotherhood, Scholarship And Service

  Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, one of the country's largest African American men's organizations, commemorates its Founders Day and Centennial...

Nov 14, 2013, 10:45 ET
Harry Belafonte, human rights activist.  (PRNewsFoto/Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.)

Human Rights Activist Harry Belafonte Set To Keynote Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Centennial Gala In Washington, D.C.

Harry Belafonte, legendary humanitarian and civil rights activist, is set to be the keynote speaker at Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Centennial...

Sep 23, 2013, 12:43 ET

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Slated To Launch National Anti-Hazing Week Campaign

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (PBS) is set to launch its National Anti-Hazing Week. Slated to occur September 22 - 28, 2013, the campaign...

Aug 15, 2013, 08:50 ET

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Returns To Washington, D.C. To Celebrate The 50th Anniversary March For Jobs And Freedom.

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2013  Members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (PBS) are invigorated by their passionate return to Washington, D.C. to...

Jul 23, 2013, 08:55 ET
Sigma Beta Club members with Art Thomas and Carter Womack at Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Conclave in Philadelphia. (PRNewsFoto/Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Kamau Kadirifu)

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Through Its Sigma Beta Clubs Joins President Barack Obama In His Call To Save Young African American Boys.

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., (www.phibetasigma1914.org) through its Sigma Beta Clubs (www.sigmabetaclub.org), has been at the forefront of...

Jul 17, 2013, 08:55 ET
Jonathan A. Mason, International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.  (PRNewsFoto/Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc)

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Responds to the George Zimmerman Verdict

In the aftermath of George Zimmerman being found "not guilty" of killing Trayvon Martin in the widely watched second-degree murder and...

Jul 16, 2013, 16:51 ET
Jonathan A. Mason, International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.  (PRNewsFoto/Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc)

Jonathan A. Mason Elected 34th International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc at the Greek-Lettered Organization 71st International Conclave In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jonathan A. Mason was elected 34th International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc at its 71st International Conclave. Mason, the...

Sep 20, 2012, 11:10 ET

Phi Beta Sigma Announces New Anti-Hazing Sensitivity Curriculum

Members of Greek organizations as well as high school and college students who are considering joining a fraternity or sorority will now be able to...