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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 […]

GET WELL SOON CARD: Soror Maya Angelou Hospitalized

GET WELL SOON CARD: Soror Maya Angelou Hospitalized

Sorors from around the world are sending their love, thoughts, and prayers to poet and author, Soror Maya Angelou, as she recovers from recent hospitalization. She is reported to be at her Winston-Salem home after spending a few days at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center being treated for an undisclosed illness. Her physician, Dr. Jeff […]

HELP SAVE Soror Carol Martin-Hicks’ Life! Leukemia Patient Looks for a Donor

HELP SAVE Soror Carol Martin-Hicks’ Life! Leukemia Patient Looks for a Donor

Blood marrow drives have been  scheduled across the state of California to help save one of our sorors, Carol Martin-Hicks’, life. Soror Martin-Hicks is already a two-time breast cancer survivor, but has now discovered that she has leukemia. Her only chance of survival now rests in a bone-marrow transplant. Sorority members from across the state of California are […]

July is Mental Health Awareness Month: Thank you Soror Bebe Moore Campbell

July is Mental Health Awareness Month: Thank you Soror Bebe Moore Campbell

It’s July and it’s the middle of National Mental Health Awareness Month. Did you know it was named so for Soror  and IBTW Bebe Moore Campbell? An accomplished author, Soror Campbell advocated for mental health education and supported among individuals with mental illness and their families in several forms, including literary. In 2005, the idea for a minority […]

Soror Vanessa Calloway Signs First Celebrity Endorsement Deal

Soror Vanessa Calloway Signs First Celebrity Endorsement Deal

Herbalife, a global nutrition company, announced the endorsement of eight time NAACP Image Award nominee actress Soror Vanessa Bell Calloway. This partnership marks the first time the global nutrition company establishes a celebrity endorsement outside of the sports world.  The endorsement of Calloway is part of the company’s ongoing African American initiative, which aims to […]