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March 18, 2021

Beta Lambda Chapter Presents Hip-Hop: A Pedagogy of Reinvention

Beta Lambda Chapter, the South Atlantic Region Chapter of Gamma Xi Phi, presents Hip-Hop: A Pedagogy of Reinvention. In conversation with Beta Lambda member Rashid Darden, Mr. Byron L. Williams …

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March 15, 2021

Throwback to 2020: Odeon After Dark Live

In Fall of 2020, Gamma Xi Phi introduced two emerging artists to the community: FatherSokka and Tyler Brooks. The virtual events, which occured live, were called Odeon After Dark due …


Delta Chapter Screens Extra Credits

The Delta Chapter of Gamma Xi Phi, the nation’s leading fraternity for artists, recently sponsored a viewing party for Black history-themed episodes the web series Extra Credits, written by …


Gamma Xi Phi Serves Rural Northeastern North Carolina

The Beta Lambda Chapter of Gamma Xi Phi distributed self-care kits, including adult coloring books, crayons, and colored pencils, to 62 households in rural Northeastern North Carolina from Saturday, …

September 4, 2020

The Prerequisites of Publishing

Brother Shawn P. Spencer, National Vice-President of Gamma Xi Phi, hosted a Renaissance Conversation called The Prerequisites of Publishing on August 26, 2020, via Zoom.  This virtual activity brought together …


“I Have Help From a Village” – Beta Chapter Selects 2016 Young Artisans

District of Columbia artists Sean Defreitas and Jeneesah Tate (also known as Ja’ness) have been selected as the 2016 Young Artisans for Gamma Xi Phi’s Beta Chapter in Washington, DC. …


District of Columbia Chapter Hosts Creative Conversation

The Washington, DC chapter of Gamma Xi Phi Professional Arts Fraternity hosted a Creative Conversation as part of the organization’s National Arts and Humanities Month observances.  The theme of the …

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Celebrating National Arts & Humanities Month

Every stroke of the brush, stitch of the needle, or moment of the memoir uniquely marks our society and contributes to our national character.  This month, we recognize the ways …

September 20, 2015

Newark Chapter of Arts Fraternity Co-Hosts Showcase

The Newark, New Jersey Chapter of Gamma Xi Phi Professional Arts Fraternity, in conjunction with the People’s Open Mic, co-hosted an Open Mic Showcase on Wednesday, September 15, 2015, at …


Washington Artists Host Suicide Vigil

Beta Chapter of Gamma Xi Phi Professional Arts Fraternity held an Artists’ Vigil in honor of World Suicide Prevention Day on Thursday, September 10, 2015.  Brothers and Sisters in the …


Salute to Business Sororities

In honor of National Black Business Month 2015, Gamma Xi Phi is proud to share with you six organizations who are not only leaders in the community, but our peers in …

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Black Craftsmen and Craftswomen of Etsy

Last week, National President Rashid Darden spoke on the importance of supporting local artisans.  Today, we will share ten craftsmen and craftswomen with Etsy stores in honor of National Black …

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August 3, 2015

Reflections on a Craftswoman

Brother Rashid Darden, novelist and National President of Gamma Xi Phi, reflects on the role of craftsmen and craftswomen on the occasion of National Black Business Month 2015.


Gamma Xi Phi’s New National Program

On Sunday, June 14, 2015, the National Board of Trustees of Gamma Xi Phi Professional Arts Fraternity approved a new National Program.  Below is a video overview of the new …

June 15, 2015

Rashid Darden Elected to Lead Arts Fraternity

Philadelphia, PA, June 14, 2015— Gamma Xi Phi, the professional fraternity for artists, elected novelist Rashid Darden as National President at the fraternity’s biennial convention on June 13, 2015, in …