Atlanta, GA (June 4, 2016) Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated extends our collective condolences to the family of Muhammad Ali who transitioned over night. His global impact will be felt for generations and we were blessed to have presented him with the Fraternity's highest honor, the Omega Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.
Brother Antonio F. Knox, Sr., 40th Grand Basileus stated, "He was an iconic role model, a symbol of justice, athletic stardom and selfless humanitarianism that expanded the globe. The Fraternity was honored to recognize his immeasurable contributions to the world inside and outside of the ring. The world has truly lost a giant and we extend our heartfelt condolences and prayers to his family."
Since its humble beginnings on the Howard University campus, the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity continues to be on the front line, leveraging its power, influence and more than 100 years of commitment to the uplift of our people and our communities.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was founded on November 17, 1911, at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and is the first international fraternal organization to be founded on the campus of a historically black college.