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Soror Mae Jemison Tapped To Lead New Space and Star Travel Project

Soror Mae Jemison Tapped To Lead New Space and Star Travel Project

Soror Mae Jemison continues to move upward like the ivy vine in the realm of scientific discovery as she leads an initiative  to launch humans to another star a century from now, a program known as 100 Year Starship. Originally announced in January 2012, funding has just been recently secured for the project. The  Dorothy […]

Soror Star Jones Starts Anti Basketball Wives Movement; Evelyn Apologizes

Soror Star Jones Starts Anti Basketball Wives Movement; Evelyn Apologizes

(originally posted April 30) Soror Star Jones takes to @Twitter with a new hashtag #EnoughisEnough to speak out against negativie female images on Basketball Wives and TV in general. As reported by s2smagazine, she is calling for high-profile women to join her in this movement. According to s2smagazine (posted just before 11:00AM): The former “The […]

Happy Birthday Soror Knight; Gladys Knight Honoree at Indy 500

Happy Birthday Soror Knight; Gladys Knight Honoree at Indy 500

Today is Soror Gladys  Knights birthday! Recently seen on Dancing With the Stars, the “Empress of Soul” is celebrate her 68th birthday. Soror Knight is a powerhouse with titles such as singer-songwriter, actress, businesswoman, humanitarian, and author. She is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 1970s, for both the Motown […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Partners to Make a Young Foster Girls Dreams Come True

Alpha Kappa Alpha Partners to Make a Young Foster Girls Dreams Come True

Princess themed bedroom among the amenities gifted in this sorority effort Adapted from article by Soror Jennifer Turner Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Zeta Omega Chapter, in conjunction with The PEARL Foundation, Inc., partnered with Designs by Lydia and The Home Depot Foundation to make a wish come true for Fox 5’s Freddie Mac […]

Over 12,000 in scholarships given to California Students

The Eta Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. hosted its 24thAnnual “Fashionetta: Scholarship and Salute to Mother’s Luncheon and Fashion Show” at the Glendale Hilton on Saturday, May 12, 2012. The event serves as a fundraiser for the graduate chapter. Over $12,000 in scholarships were administered to graduating college-bound seniors from Pasadena […]

Soror Maya Angelou Partners with Non Profit to Unveil New Center of Health and Wellness, Launches Inspirational Contest

Soror Maya Angelou Partners with Non Profit to Unveil New Center of Health and Wellness, Launches Inspirational Contest

(as reported by Huffington Post) Soror Maya Angelou is set to parter with Novant Health, a not-for-profit integrated system of 13 hospitals that is set to unveil the Maya Angelou Center for Women’s Health and Wellness in her hometown of Winston-Salem, N.C. The wellness center will open in June 2012. The newest facility is the […]

SEE THE VIDEO: Soror Rosa Parks Honored at National Cathedral

SEE THE VIDEO: Soror Rosa Parks Honored at National Cathedral

Congratulations to Soror Rosa Parks Soror Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an African-American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress called “the first lady of civil rights”, and “the mother of the freedom movement”. On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver James […]