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Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated was founded January 5, 1911, at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana by ten distinguished young men. These young black men founded the organization to unite young college men, specifically black men, under the guiding principle of "Achievement in every field of human endeavor". This philosophy has provided the foundation and spirit of the fraternity ever since. The Beta Omega Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated was chartered July 2, 1947 on the University of Southern California's campus by 17 distinguished young men, becoming the second chapter in the Western Province. Currently, the chapter encompasses not only the University of Southern California, but Loyola Marymount University and Pepperdine University as well. Kappa men have made remarkable achievements in every field, industry, and pursuit imaginable. Some notable Kappa men are Johnnie Cochran, Esq. (attorney and social activist), Tom Bradley (former mayor of Los Angeles), Arthur Ashe (tennis great), and Wilt Chamberlain (basketball great). Some notable members of the Beta Omega Chapter are John Singleton (director) and Montell Jordan (singer). In all, Kappa men exude an unmistakable, captivating style, and demonstrate an unparalleled commitment to excellence.

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