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President Barack Obama asks Soror Alicia Keys and others to help promote Affordable Health Care in America

President Barack Obama asks Soror Alicia Keys and others to help promote Affordable Health Care in America

President Obama is enlisting the help of Soror Alicia Keys, Bon Jovi, Oprah Winfrey, and Jennifer Hudson, just to name a few to help promote the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and health care in the United States. President Obama met with the artists, their representatives, and executives from social media companies like YouTube on July […]

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 […]

Soror Lynn Whitfield Brings Awareness to the Foster Child System, Promotes New Film (Official Trailer)

Soror Lynn Whitfield Brings Awareness to the Foster Child System, Promotes New Film (Official Trailer)

April is National Foster Care Month and actress and humanitarian, Soror Lynn Whitfield is determined to bring awareness to one of the most “un-talked about” issues of our time- especially in the Black community- adoption and the foster child system. “Finding out more about the reality of being an aging-out foster child and then being […]

THIS WEEKEND: Alpha Kappa Alpha’s 83rd Mid-Western Regional Conference Goes to Tulsa Oklahoma

THIS WEEKEND: Alpha Kappa Alpha’s 83rd Mid-Western Regional Conference Goes to Tulsa Oklahoma

(originally printed in Tulsa World) The 83rd Mid-Western Regional Conference of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.  is to be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma this weekend, bringing with it more than 600 members and several events that will be open to the public. The theme of this year’s conference at Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Convention Center […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Honored by the 113th U.S. Congress

Alpha Kappa Alpha Honored by the 113th U.S. Congress

March is Women’s History (or HERSTORY) Month in the United States.   U.S. Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) took the opportunity to celebrate this month and all the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, in remarks to the U.S. Congress on March 4, 2013. Her remarks have been recorded in the official Congressional Record of The Library […]

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 […]

See Who is in the First Lady’s Box Tonight at the SOTU: Soror Cleopatra Pendleton

See Who is in the First Lady’s Box Tonight at the SOTU: Soror Cleopatra Pendleton

For nearly three decades, extraordinary Americans who exemplify the themes and ideals laid out in the State of the Union Address have been invited to join the First Lady in her viewing box. From students to teachers and innovators, to entrepreneurs and those serving in our armed forces. Today, our soror , Cleopatra Pendleton takes a seat in […]