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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc Celebrates 105 Years of Service to All Mankind

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc Celebrates 105 Years of Service to All Mankind

On January 15, 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority became the first Greek-lettered organization established by and for black women. Her roots date back to Howard University in Washington, DC, where the idea for formation was conceived by Ethel Hedgeman Lyle of St. Louis, Missouri. Today we celebrate 105 years of supreme service to all mankind. The Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc National website says it best, […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha to celebrate King’s Legacy through Dialogue, Peace Project, Dinner/Service Acts

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc has released another official press release in reference to events in January 2013. This announcement promotes peace and community service through specific activities aimed at celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday. It seems like its going to be an exciting event. We urge all sorors to participate and attend! See […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Awards College Scholarships

Alpha Kappa Alpha Awards College Scholarships

( article from The Guardian / Gainesville Sun ) The Twenty Pearls Foundation Inc. and the Gainesville/Alachua County chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. awarded eight 2012 high school graduates scholarships totaling $10,500 toward the goal of furthering their educations. Funds for the scholarships were raised during the sorority’s annual charity golf scramble to […]

Soror Rosa Parks’ Gold Medal Placed in African American Museum

Soror Rosa Parks’ Gold Medal Placed in African American Museum

The African American Museum in Philadelphia received a national treasure last Tuesday, as it was lent the Congressional Gold Medal bestowed on Soror Rosa Parks, known as the mother of the modern civil rights movement. “We could not be more honored than to have this piece of history here with us at our own African American […]

PHOTO RE-CAP: #AKA 65th Int’l Boule, A Picture is Worth Over 10000 Members

PHOTO RE-CAP: #AKA 65th Int’l Boule, A Picture is Worth Over 10000 Members

Over 10,000 members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) attended the organization’s international convention July 21-27 in San Francisco – its 65th Boulé – honoring unsung women heroes of the Civil Rights Movement and a spirit of community service. Event highlights included a golf tournament, economic forum, public meeting, and several organizational meetings and […]

Meet Soror Laysha Ward: One of the US’ Highest Ranked African American Executives

Meet Soror Laysha Ward: One of the US’ Highest Ranked African American Executives

The Root has conducted an interview with one of the most powerful corporate women in the world, and she happens to be a lady of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc. Her name is Laysha Ward. One of only few high powered African American executives, Soror Ward is the president of community relations at Target and […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Hosts Youth Summit in San Francisco

The 65th Boule for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc is around the corner and we are sooooooooo excited. Can’t wait to bring you more and more information as time the date draws near. A couple months ago Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc announced details for its youth summit to be held during the boule celebration.  […]