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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 Leah Tutu and husband Desmond To Combat Family Violence in South Africa

Soror Leah Tutu and husband Desmond To Combat Family Violence in South Africa

Soror Leah Tutu and her husband Desmond celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary with the launch of an anti-domestic violence campaign. The new project is aimed at training at least 20 religious leaders to deal with the issue and to support women in abusive relationships. The program will run from now until April 2013. Research shows […]

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 […]

A Powerful Day: Soror Alicia Keys Helps Kick Off the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC

A Powerful Day: Soror Alicia Keys Helps Kick Off the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC

The International AIDS Conference (AIDS2012) kicked off on Sunday night in Washington D.C. with opening remarks from several notables including Soror Alicia Keys. Other speakers included legendary singer Sir Elton John,  Bill Gates, and Bill Clinton. Soror Keys’ tweeted: A powerful day in DC! #aids2012 http://instagr.am/p/NXJUn6wFpD/ This is the first time in 22 years that […]

Soror Advocates: Soror Alicia Keys Speaks for Obama, Soror Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks for Children

Soror Advocates: Soror Alicia Keys Speaks for Obama, Soror Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks for Children

Sorors continue to make headlines as they speak across the country for political issues. First up is singer/songwriter Alicia Keys. Soror Keys took part in the Women Vote 2012 Summit at the Pennsylvania Convention Center with senior Democratic strategist Valerie Jett on Monday, July 16th. See the video below. While there, a casually dressed Soror […]

Soror Mae Jemison Tapped To Lead New Space and Star Travel Project

Soror Mae Jemison Tapped To Lead New Space and Star Travel Project

Soror Mae Jemison continues to move upward like the ivy vine in the realm of scientific discovery as she leads an initiative  to launch humans to another star a century from now, a program known as 100 Year Starship. Originally announced in January 2012, funding has just been recently secured for the project. The  Dorothy […]