Greek Letter Discrimination:
Fraternities Without Brotherhood
“I KNOW your friend Jones thinks he’s doing me a big favor. But the fact is I can’t afford the time or the money for this fraternity nonsense. What’s more, I’d lose most of my friends; I figure that about half of them are black, yellow, or Jewish. Believe it or not, these fraternity characters don’t rate around here any more.”
Thus did a contemporary youth—white, Gentile, active in undergraduate affairs, and an honor student—decline membership in one of the most exclusive “Aryan” national fraternities at a large university.
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