One Hundred Black Men, Inc., American, founded 1963 Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914 Search this
ink on paper
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 7/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1.1 cm)
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
California, United States, North and Central America
Houston, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States, North and Central America
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Jamaica, Caribbean, North and Central America
Barbados, Caribbean, North and Central America
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
West Africa, Africa
A 1978 issue of Delegate magazine published by MelPat Associates. The cover of the magazine features a pink ribbon that reads [1978 / DELEGATE] on a collage of cropped black and white photographic portraits with an orange tint. The magazine has a white spine with black text that reads [DELEGATE 1978 - The 2nd Year of the 3rd Century].
The magazine’s content opens on the first page with an untitled editorial note recounting events of the past year, including the failed mayoral campaign of Percy Sutton, affirmative action, and the disappointments of the Carter administration. There is also a masthead, set in white text against a bright blue background reading [DELEGATE, 1977], followed by a table of contents.
The content then continues with a feature on Senator Edward W. Brooke and an article about the Bakke case, followed by profiles of African American business organizations, business leaders, community organizations, sororities, fraternities, doctors, dentists, politicians, actors, and journalists. This includes Boggs Academy, Opportunities Industrial Centers, Canadian Club, Bottle and Cork Club, Johnson & Johnson, Rufus Shorter, National Association of Black Social Workers, National Urban Affairs Council, Association of Market Developers, Empire State Medical, Ponds, Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Dr. George Alexander, National Newspaper Publishers Association, NBC, Clifford Alexander, Kraft, Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, NAACP, Links, National Church Ushers, National Medical Association, National Dental Association, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Jeffrey Goldsen, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, National Urban League, ABC-TV, Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Eta Phi Beta Sorority, National Association of University Women, CBS Records, National Bar Association, Gulf Oil, Whitfield, American Bridge Association, Shriners and the Daughters of Isis, Center for Social Change, Elks of the World, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, The Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History, 369th Veterans Association, Brenda Schofield and Willa Benge, and Judge Constance Motley. There are sections on California, Houston, Minneapolis, Detroit, Washington, DC, Atlanta, Chicago, and New York, as well as a travel section featuring Jamaica, Barbados, Oak Bluffs, and West Africa.
There are approximately 284 pages with black and white photographs and advertisements throughout, as well as a few advertisements in color. The back cover of the magazine features a full page advertisement for Kool cigarettes.