What does the diamond mean in Kappa Alpha Psi?
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Consequently, what does Nupe mean?
Negroes Under Pressure, Excelling. in reference to how diamonds are created, under pressure.
Likewise, what does Kappa Alpha Psi mean? Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. was founded January 5, 1911 on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. To unite college men of culture, patriotism, and honor, in a bond of fraternity. Encourage honorable Achievement in every field of human endeavor.
One may also ask, why Kappas are called Nupes?
Formality and respect are not things members of black Greek organizations take for granted. In 1915, the members of Kappa Alpha Nu officially changed the name of the fraternity to Kappa Alpha Psi because white students at Indiana University took to calling the brothers: Kappa Alpha (you fill in the blank).
Why does Kappa Alpha Psi have two names?
The name of Fraternity and the image it portrayed was of paramount importance. These incidents caused the Founders to change the name of the Fraternity. The name was officially changed to Kappa Alpha Psi on a resolution adopted at the Grand Chapter Meeting in December 1914. This change became effective April 15, 1915.