BGLOBlack Greek Letter Organizations
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A post-civil rights era, and certainly post-1980s, analysis of BGLOs suggests that they may be in decline in a number of ways.
Additionally, in years past, BGLOs seemed to be understood as multidimensional organizations--civic, philanthropic, service, social, academic.
It also moves from the assumption that these interpretive processes are embedded in ruling discourses of racial inequality that was partially the raison d'etre for the genesis of both the HBCU and BGLO that now structure, but not over-determinately, the meaning and place of these students and Greek members.
That is not proper, and it doesn't fit in our society that is becoming increasingly culturally diverse." Accordingly, "Jamal," a sophomore from New York City, stated, "I mean, I want to be a member of a BGLO, so I can see why many wouldn't want them on campus, but really, it's just going to add choices and allow everyone more personal freedom.
and awareness of sanctions--that may explain BGLO hazing.
(79) The founders set out to create a new BGLO whose purpose was
BGLO defenders also say the organizations have enforced strong sanctions against hazing by suspending and fining chapters in violation of the policies.
Lack of knowledge of rules and laws and awareness of sanctions was a reasonably good predictor of BGLO hazing.
If implemented, it could save some young people from harm and provide advisers with an enriched experience because they wouldn't be in the dark about BGLO and/or the National Association for Latino Fraternal Organizations culture.
Student affairs personnel, BGLO members and their supporters are concerned not about the past but about the contemporary state of affairs.
Gloria Harper Dickinson establishes the historical and social context of BGLOs in the first essay.
Instead of the National Pen-Hellenic Council, I would suggest a grand meeting of all the BGLOs (lay members and leadership) to develop initiatives for remedying hazing and underground activities, common economic development programs and benchmarks to make sure these goals are achieved.