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Famous Sorors

{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 […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Mourns Loss of Former International President

Over the last few days news has spread about Soror Julia Brogdon Purnell, former President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc (1962-1966) who has transitioned. Our 16th International President, Soror Purnell,  is now a beloved Ivy Beyond The Wall. The National Office takes time to recognize Soror Purnell’s rich legacy and to speak on behalf […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Soror Bernice King Speaks at the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Soror Bernice King Speaks at the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington right before 3:00pm EST when bells were rung across the Nation.

Soror Maya Angelou Selected for Cole Haan Campaign, Loves Their Purses

Soror Maya Angelou Selected for Cole Haan Campaign, Loves Their Purses

Celebrating 85 years in the industry, fashion giant Cole Haan selected four contemporaries that epitomize the brand for its fall advertising campaign, and guess who was one of the four? None other than our Soror, Ms. Maya Angelou! Titled Born in 1928, the campaign also highlights photog Elliott Erwitt, spaceman Jim Lovell and fashion icon […]

AKA Sorors Agree: Black Women Are ‘Out of Order’

AKA Sorors Agree: Black Women Are ‘Out of Order’

Part of the purpose of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc is to alleviate problems concerning girls and women. Therefore it’s no surprise that two of our well-known sorors, female inspirational speakers, writers, and life coaches have made headlines saying the similar things in terms of the power of black women in the 21st century. In […]