Here is the full statement on “I Am Black History…” released by Brother David T. Boyd, the Director of Communications, of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.
The statement by Director of Marketing Brother Gibbs Hightower IV states that the fraternity will honor and recognize their current brothers during Black History Month. The statement also want brothers to “submit a typewritten, edited description between 100-300 words about your achievement, along with a corresponding visual.” “We will attempt to share as many as we can every Sunday and Wednesday in February,” the statement reads.
“Black History Month is fast approaching, and we will certainly honor our pioneers who left behind a substantial legacy for us to follow; however, we feel there should be a heartfelt recognition of our living history that exists among us. Therefore, during the month of February, the National Office would like to showcase the achievements of our brothers by asking you to share with us your personal accomplishments and/or contributions to your chapters, as well as your communities. Some examples may include a scholarship you’ve started, a career milestone or promotion, or perhaps a community initiative that you have launched.
We would ask that you submit a typewritten, edited description between 100-300 words about your achievement, along with a corresponding visual. We will attempt to share as many as we can every Sunday and Wednesday in February.
Also, all brothers with Facebook and Twitter accounts are encouraged to download and post the Brown and Gold “I Am Black History” graphic listed below as your profile picture next month. Be sure to add #IAmBlackHistory1963 to your post.”
We look forward to learning more about our brothers during this important time of the year.”