Bro Occasio Gee, Regional Director of Publicity was called upon to defend not only Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity but the entire National Pan-Hellenic Council. The city of Virginia Beach was met unprepared for an unofficial event that saw 40,000 visitors come to the beach. Flyers for the weekend targeted college students and Greek lettered organizations. With such a large group coming to the resort town there was also a large number of unruly individuals. The result of the weekend was 148 arrests and 325 calls to emergency services. A bigger concern was the three shootings and three stabbings on the Saturday night. Media immediately put the black on the local black colleges of Hampton University and Norfolk State University. They also pointed the finger at NPHC organizations though the police had not identified any of those arrested as be connected to any University or organization. Bro Gee was adamant that not only were the organizations not involved in the event but in fact had their own event going on nearly 30 minutes from the oceanfront. The following morning saw many members of the NPHC organizations participating in the March for Babies.
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