Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

Honorary Members

Bro. Preston Edwards

Preston J. Edwards, Sr. is the founder of IMDiversity, Inc. a publishing and Internet company. The company was established in 1970.

Bro. Blair E. Underwood

Blair Erwin Underwood is an American television, film, and stage actor and director.

Bro. Dr. Walter Turnbull

Dr. Walter Turnbull was an American musician and the founder of the Boys Choir of Harlem.

Bro. Dr. Benjamin Chavis

Dr. Benjamin Franklin Chavis Jr. is an African-American civil rights leader.

Bro. Les Brown

One of the world’s most renowned motivational speakers, Les Brown is a dynamic personality and highly-sought-after resource in business and professional circles for Fortune 500 CEOs, small business owners, non-profit and community leaders from all sectors of society looking to expand opportunity.

Bro. Rev. Al Sharpton

Rev. Sharpton is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, talk show host and politician.

Bro. Albert Roker Jr.

American weather forecaster, journalist, television personality, actor, and author.

Bro. Ramsey Lewis Jr.

American jazz composer, pianist and radio personality.

Bro. Ralph Johnson

Ralph Johnson is an American singer, songwriter, musician and producer. Johnson is a longstanding member of the band Earth, Wind & Fire.

Bro. William “Bootsy” Collins

Bootsy Collins is one of the all-time great funk and R&B bassists/singer/bandleader. 

Bro. Terrence Howard

Terrence Howard is an American actor, rapper, singer-songwriter, and record producer.

Bro. Leon Ndugu Chancler

(Omega Chapter)
Leon “Ndugu” Chancler was an American pop, funk and jazz drummer.

Bro. Lorenzo Dunn

An American keyboardist, musical director and one of the early members of the music group Earth, Wind & Fire.

Bro. Jay King

Jay King is a record producer/performer who formed Club Nouveau.

Bro. Al McKay

He’s the former President of MCA & Sr. VP at Warner Bros. Records.

Bro. Ernie Singleton

He’s the former President of MCA & Sr. VP at Warner Bros. Records.

Bro. Verdine White

An American musician, best known as the longtime bassist for Earth, Wind & Fire.

Bro. Richard Williams M.D.

Founded the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) in 1974 and served as its president for 10 years.

Bro. Reginald Hudlin

An American film screenwriter, director and producer.

Bro. Stephen Barnes Esq

Senior Partner at Morris Yorn Barnes Levine Entertainment Law Firm.

Bro. Malik Yoba

Actor, Entrepreneur, Musician, Inspirational Speaker, Host, Writer, Director, Producer.

Hon. Bro. William J. Clinton

William Jefferson Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001.

Bro. Keith Perrin Jr.

An accomplished, well-known entrepreneur who successfully introduced, FUBU the Collection.

Bro. J. Alexander Martin

J. Alexander Martin is the co-founder of FUBU and the founder and president of FUBU Television Network.

Bro. Carlton Brown

Has externalized many successful ventures in the fashion industry including the iconic clothing line FUBU.

Bro. George C. Fraser

Chairman and CEO of FraserNet, Inc; a company he founded almost 30 years ago with the vision to lead a global networking movement.

Bro. Kevin Toney

An American jazz pianist and composer who was a member of The Blackbyrds.

Bro. Jerome C. Ringo

An advocate for environmental justice, clean energy and quality jobs.

Bro. Jerry Peters

An American songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, conductor and arranger.

Bro. Harold Belafonte

Singer, songwriter, activist, and actor.

Bro. Elijah Cummings

(Omega Chapter)
Politician and civil rights advocate who served in the United States House of Representatives for Maryland’s 7th congressional district.

Bro. Joseph E.Madison

Radio talk-show host and activist.

Bro. R. Donahue Peebles

Bro. Charles Ogletree Jr.

Attorney and Law Professor at Harvard Law School.

Bro. Joseph Dudley

Entrepreneur and Humanitarian.

Bro. Benjamin Vereen

Actor, Dancer, and Singer.

Bro. Harry Thomas

Served as the United States Ambassador to Bangladesh, the Philippines, and Zimbabwe.

Bro. Terrence Roberts

Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who, in 1957, were the first black students ever to attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Bro. William (Bill) Henry Duke Jr.

Actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter.

Bro. Wayne Brady

Actor, singer, comedian, producer, game show host, television personality and presenter.


Bro. John Hope Bryant

Financial Literacy entrepreneur, Businessman, Founder/CEO of Operation Hope.

Dr. Yusef Salaam

Bro. Dr. Yusef Salaam

New York City Councilman, Member of Exonerated Five, inspirational speaker and prison abolitionist.

Shawn Stockman

Bro. Shawn Stockman

Singer, songwriter and producer, Member of Boyz 2 Men, R&B group.


Bishop Bro. Hezekiah Walker

Gospel music artist, Pastor of Love Fellowship Tabernacle, New York.

William Stanford Davis

Bro. William Stanford Davis

Classically trained actor of screen and television.

Benjamin Alvin Drew

Bro. Benjamin Alvin Drew, Jr.

United States Air Force officer and former NASA Astronaut.

Ed Dwight

Bro. Ed Dwight

First African American Astronaut candidate, Air Force test pilot, celebrated sculptor and painter.


Bro. VaShawn Mitchell

Gospel music recording artist.

Rep._Maxwell Frost

Bro. Maxwell A. Frost

U.S. Representative for Florida’s 10th Congressional District, social justice activist and musician.