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Closely Guarded: The Rites, Rituals, and Traditions of the Divine 9

Greek-letter organizations, sororities and fraternities, are steeped in over 100 years of tradition and an indelible part of the Black Community. They create lifelong relationships in sisterhood, brotherhood, and community service. The Divine 9, nine of the oldest black Greek-letter organizations, constitute a social and professional network with the breadth of LinkedIn, but with the depth and loyalty of a family. More than half of these organizations were founded right here in DC at Howard University. Over one million young