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NEW HONORARY MEMBER OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC – AVA MARIE DUVERNAY

NEW HONORARY MEMBER OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC – AVA MARIE DUVERNAY

On the heels of our 66th Boule celebration, another oh-so-pretty and oh-so-sophistAKAted soror has been inducted into our illustrious sisterhood. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc announces one of its newest honorary members, Ms. Ava Marie DuVernay, filmmaker and trailblazer! International President, Soror Carolyn House Stewart explained Ms. DuVernay’s selection, “Through her creativity, trailblazing work in film, […]

Our Soror, Poet, Educator and Civil Rights Advocate Dr. Maya Angelou, 86, dies

Our Soror, Poet, Educator and Civil Rights Advocate Dr. Maya Angelou, 86, dies

  Soror Dr. Maya Angelou, writer of the classic autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” has died.  It was first reported in a local North Carolina paper.She was 86 years-old. See the rest of the article here: Her death comes days after canceling her appearance at the Major League Baseball Beacon Awards luncheon, […]

{PIC} Sorors Suzanne Malveaux and Wanda Sykes Awarded for Excellence in Entertainment

{PIC} Sorors Suzanne Malveaux and Wanda Sykes Awarded for Excellence in Entertainment

The Gracies recognize exemplary programming created for women, by women and about women in all facets of media and entertainment, as well as individuals who have made contributions to the industry. Recently two of our illustrious sorors were found on the carpet together, taking pictures after receiving this year’s award. Sorors Suzanne Malveaux and Wanda Sykes are […]

Remember? TV One Chronicles Modern Day SNAPPED Featuring Soror Denita Smith, 2007 (IBTW)

Remember? TV One Chronicles Modern Day SNAPPED Featuring Soror Denita Smith, 2007 (IBTW)

Soror Denita Monique Smith was shot in the head at Campus Crossing Apartments in Durham and then fell down a stairwell to the sidewalk, where a maintenance man found her body according to police.  The victim of a crazy “lovers quarrel,” Soror Smith was killed by Shannon Elizabeth Crawley, a young lady who blamed her […]

Throwback Thursday: Soror Phylicia Rashad

Throwback Thursday: Soror Phylicia Rashad

Across social media, #throwback Thursday or #tbt reminds us of our former selves. We celebrate events with former friends, our LS’, and our sorors. We remember how we used to look before we gained (or lost 20 pounds). Yes, #tbt is a time to reminisce on the good times. Today, ILoveMyAKA.com highlights some OH SO […]

IBTW: Ms. Evelyn Lowery, Homegoing Celebration Dates & Events Announced

IBTW: Ms. Evelyn Lowery, Homegoing Celebration Dates & Events Announced

This past week the pink and green lights were a little dimmer as our soror, Civil Rights Activist, Ms. Evelyn Lowery passed away due to complications of a heart attack. Throughout the South, Soror Lowery was known for her quiet power, wonderful smile, and strong leadership within our communities. Most notable was her work in […]

What’s YOUR Favorite Sorority??? VOTE DAILY!

What’s YOUR Favorite Sorority??? VOTE DAILY!

POWER 105.1 NYC’s Cherry Martinez wants to know what sorority you love most in the African-American community through her Girl Power Awards(as if there were others, wink!)! With the slogan, In Girls We Trust, the initiative honors women in various industries during an awards ceremony. This year the ceremony will be held in March 2014. For […]