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Miami Alphas participate in MLK holiday celebrations

caines | 1/31/2013, 4:30 a.m.

Miami Times staff report The Beta Beta Lambda (BBL) chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. spent the weekend of January 20th celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The iconic civil rights leader, who was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, would have been 84 years old this month. BBL spent the morning and afternoon of Jan. 20 commemorating Dr. King at Liberty Citys Church of The Incarnation, where WLPG Miami ABC Local Channel 10s Anchor Calvin Hughes delivered the address. Then Jan. 21, Beta Beta Lambda chapter participated in the City of Miamis Martin Luther King, Jr.Parade through Liberty City. The parade started at NW 54th St. and 12th Ave. and traveled west on 54th St. to NW 32 Ave. Founded in November 1937, Beta Beta Lambda is the second alumni chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. chartered in the State of Florida; Miamis premiere Alumni Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and five-time National Alumni Chapter of Year 1954, 1975, 1985, 1986 and 2006.