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Flint Chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc. Present the 16th Annual Youth Salute to a King

Flint, Mich. —The men of the Flint Chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and the young men of The Alpha Esquire Mentoring & Leadership Program invite the Flint community to a program honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s program is entitled, “Youth Salute to A King” and will be held on:

Monday, January 20, 2020

12:00 P.M.

Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church

424 Kennelworth Ave, Flint, MI  48503

Young men and women from the Flint community including, the Alpha Esquire Mentoring and Leadership Program, the Delta GEMS and the Akettes Teen Club will use their talents in the areas of song, spoken word and dance to honor Dr. King.

This event will also feature Dr. Charlie Nelms as the keynote speaker.  Dr. Nelms is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, a compelling storyteller, a dedicated activist and former chancellor at the University of Michigan-Flint. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the first Greek-letter fraternity established for African-Americans, was founded in 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY by seven college men who recognized the need for a strong bond of brotherhood among African descendants in this country.  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and was initiated at Boston University on May 13, 1952.

The community is invited to come celebrate with the youth of Flint and the men of Alpha Phi Alpha as they honor one of their own!  To learn more about Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Inc., visit the Flint chapter’s web site at

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