Phi Beta Sigma Inducts Former U.S. President Bill Clinton

55934346A historically African-American fraternity has inducted former U.S. president Bill Clinton as an honorary member.

Phi Beta Sigma, an organization of college students and professional men, welcomed the former president into its ranks at their 95th anniversary conclave in New Orleans, in the southern state of Louisiana.

Paul Griffin, the organization’s president, said it was a “high privilege” to welcome Mr. Clinton “into our wondrous band.”


Pictured: Former US President Bill Clinton pauses while speaking at a rally in support of Democratic presidential nomineee U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) October 12, 2008 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. With family ties to Scranton, both Biden and Clinton have teamed up to rally supporters in Pennsylvania before moving on to campaign for Obama in battleground states. (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)