Alpha Phi Alpha chose to use Egyptian symbology more representative of the members' African heritage. The Great Sphinx and Great Pyramids of Giza are fraternity icons.
Alpha Phi Lanyard/Key Chain
Alpha Phi Alpha Sphinx Art Plaque
The First Black Mayor of New York, David Dinkins, Is a Member of Alpha Phi Alpha | Click on the image to read his story, or just follow this URL: https://www.watchtheyard.com/alphas/david-dinkins-alpha-phi-alpha/