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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 […]

In Her Words: Soror Vanessa Bell Calloway Battles Breast Cancer, Chooses Mastectomy

In Her Words: Soror Vanessa Bell Calloway Battles Breast Cancer, Chooses Mastectomy

Soror Vanessa Bell Calloway is a well -known champion and star of the screen and stage play. Recently, she has made headlines for making a courageous health decision that many women may one day have to face – a mastectomy. We applaud Soror Calloway (and Angelina Jolie, who she mentions in her statement) for stepping […]

State Senator Hunter Names May 15 Alpha Kappa Alpha Day in Illinois

State Senator Hunter Names May 15 Alpha Kappa Alpha Day in Illinois

In honor of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and celebration, State Senator Mattie Hunter (IL) released the following statement: As an Alpha Kappa Alpha sister, State Sen. Mattie Hunter expressed her enthusiasm and support for Alpha Kappa Alpha Day in Illinois. “Alpha Kappa Alpha is a true cornerstone of our African-American community,” said Hunter. “AKA plays […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha International President to Receive Prestigious Law Award

Alpha Kappa Alpha International President to Receive Prestigious Law Award

Congratulations are in order to our International President, Carolyn House Stewart. Soror Stewart will receive the prestigious Sadie T.M. Alexander Award from the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) during a luncheon on March 9. According to the official press release, Soror Stewart “is being hailed for the impact she’s made as leader of the […]

Gun Violence Aftermath: Michelle Obama Attends Funeral, Donate to Hadiya’s Family, Prayers for Our Soror

Gun Violence Aftermath: Michelle Obama Attends Funeral, Donate to Hadiya’s Family, Prayers for Our Soror

The funeral may be over, but Hadiya Pendleton will never ever be forgotten. Hundreds of mourners and dignitaries including, first lady Michelle Obama, packed a Chicago church on Saturday, February 9, 2013, as Hadiya Pendleton, the 15 year old Chicago honor student killed by gun violence, was laid to rest. An outpouring of support has continued […]

Soror Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday to be commemorated with US postage stamp

Soror Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday to be commemorated with US postage stamp

Soror Rosa Parks, the late legendary civil rights activist, is receiving a special honor this year to commemorate what would have been her 100th birthday. According to USA Today, the U.S. postal service will be unveiling a stamp that features her image. The ceremony will take place at the Charles Wright Museum of African American […]

Fashion Friday: Soror Miss Mykie

Fashion Friday: Soror Miss Mykie

Today’s Fashion Friday pic is of Soror Miss Mykie as she repped her pink and green for our sorority’s 105th Founder’s Day. The pink platform pumps are to die for and her cropped shorts highlight her gorgeous long legs…..check the green eye shadow as well:) Thanks for repping the sorority so well soror! Miss Mykie […]