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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Commits 3,000+ Hours of Service for Asthma Awareness

(from Prlog.com) The day may have had a chill in the air but the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.’s Southeast Texas Cluster were fired up and ready to step up to serve Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.’s South Central Region. Pledging over 3,000 community service hours to support the organization’s international asthma awareness […]

Faces of Breast Cancer: Celebrity AKA Breast Cancer Survivor, Wanda Sykes

Faces of Breast Cancer: Celebrity AKA Breast Cancer Survivor, Wanda Sykes

October is breast cancer awareness month. Chapters of our sorority across the country are celebrating this cause by hosting events, fundraisers, and walks at their respective colleges, cities and towns. Here, we, take time to honor a well-known soror who is a breast cancer survivor, Ms. Wanda Sykes. Soror Sykes crossed into Alpha Kappa Alpha […]

#DC Book Signing, The Story of AKA Founder Lucy Diggs Slowe, Saturday, October 20th

#DC Book Signing, The Story of AKA Founder Lucy Diggs Slowe, Saturday, October 20th

Make some space next to your Past and Prologue; move over your copy of Through the Years. For, another important history book chronicling an Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc founder has been published – Faithful To the Task at Hand: The Life of Lucy Diggs Slowe. For those who were unable to make #AKABoule2012  here […]

(PHOTOS) Snapped Sorors: Jada Pinkett Smith and Daughter Willow, Prayers to the Smith Family

Soror Jada Pinkett Smith and her daughter Willow were spotted spending some time together in Malibu this past Tuesday. Both mother and daughter looked classic in black attire and boots. It’s great to see Soror Pinkett-Smith and daughter smile. On October 11, Soror Pinkett Smith shared a death in the family with the world on @Twitter. Our […]

Xi Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Girls Youth Conference

original article from: WKYSFM The  Xi Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc will host 300 plus 6th thru 8th graders for Girls Rock: Emerging Young Leaders Empowerment Conference to be held on November 12, 2012 from 9:00am- 3:30 pm at the Walker Jones Education Campus, 1125 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. […]

Soror Alicia Keys, creator Beverly Bond, Black Girls Rock THIS WEEK

Soror Alicia Keys, creator Beverly Bond, Black Girls Rock THIS WEEK

Soror Alicia Keys announced alongside Dionne Warwick as an honoree for this year’s Black Girls Rock  (BGR) event on BET. Keys and Warwick are to accept the awards at a star studded awards ceremony on October 13th. For those of us that have YET to receive our invitation, the show will premiere internationally on November […]

Soror Maya Angelou to Be Inducted into North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame

Soror Maya Angelou to Be Inducted into North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame

Soror Maya Angelou, poet laureate Kathryn Stripling Byer, and 18th-century explorer  John Lawson will be inducted into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame (NCLHOF) this week. The induction ceremony will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities in Southern Pines, where the NCLHOF is housed. The […]