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NEW HONORARY MEMBER OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC – AVA MARIE DUVERNAY

NEW HONORARY MEMBER OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC – AVA MARIE DUVERNAY

On the heels of our 66th Boule celebration, another oh-so-pretty and oh-so-sophistAKAted soror has been inducted into our illustrious sisterhood. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc announces one of its newest honorary members, Ms. Ava Marie DuVernay, filmmaker and trailblazer! International President, Soror Carolyn House Stewart explained Ms. DuVernay’s selection, “Through her creativity, trailblazing work in film, […]

Our Soror, Poet, Educator and Civil Rights Advocate Dr. Maya Angelou, 86, dies

Our Soror, Poet, Educator and Civil Rights Advocate Dr. Maya Angelou, 86, dies

  Soror Dr. Maya Angelou, writer of the classic autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” has died.  It was first reported in a local North Carolina paper.She was 86 years-old. See the rest of the article here: Her death comes days after canceling her appearance at the Major League Baseball Beacon Awards luncheon, […]

In Photos: ThrowBackThursday, When Soror Alicia Keys Became an Honorary Member

In Photos: ThrowBackThursday, When Soror Alicia Keys Became an Honorary Member

Many people hear of celebrities joining sororities, but never get to see pictures of this historical event. Here we feature a few pictures from the celebration of Soror Alicia Keys and her selection as honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. The pictures are OH SO PRETTY! Soror Keys is pictures here with our […]

Statue of Rosa Parks Set to Bet Unveiled in the U.S. Capitol TODAY

Statue of Rosa Parks Set to Bet Unveiled in the U.S. Capitol TODAY

A statue of our Soror,  Rosa Parks will be dedicated in the U.S. Capitol TODAY. The statue will be the first ever of its kind within the U.S. Capitol.  No other African American woman has ever had this honor. Officials say the statue will be the first full-length one of an African-American woman in National […]

Soror Mellody Hobson Now Engaged To George Lucas: Congrats Soror!

Soror Mellody Hobson Now Engaged To George Lucas: Congrats Soror!

  HuffPost Celebrity reports that Soror Mellody Hobson and filmmaker George Lucas (Star Wars, Red Tails) are now engaged. Soror Hobson and Lucas have been dating for seven years. Soror Hobson is an honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She was recently inducted into the organization along with actress Holly Robinson Peete, Susanne […]

Soror Iyanla Vanzant COVERS the February issue of ESSENCE Magazine

Soror Iyanla Vanzant COVERS the February issue of ESSENCE Magazine

 IYANLA SAYS…CLAIM YOUR JOY NOW! “Be willing to share all of who you are. So many of us want a partner, but we’re not willing to show all of us. That’s why we have a weave, we’re wearing Spanx and everything is ‘fine.’ If you’re not willing to let your partner see your cellulite or […]

Sign Our AKA Birthday Card: Happy Birthday, Soror Jada Pinkett Smith!  41 Years Old!

Sign Our AKA Birthday Card: Happy Birthday, Soror Jada Pinkett Smith! 41 Years Old!

Cue Stevie Wonder. Drop the Pink and Green Confetti. Blow up the Pearl Balloons. Why should you do all this? Because today – September 18 – is Soror Jada Pinkett Smith’s birthday. Seen recently in the news for having a rocking bod, supporting laws against human trafficking, and celebrating motherhood, one can only imagine what […]