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Alpha Kappa Alpha Mourns the Passing of President Nelson Mandela

Alpha Kappa Alpha Mourns the Passing of President Nelson Mandela

The world suffered a great loss with the passing of former President of South Africa, the Honorable, Nelson Mandela. An outpour of support, love, prayers, and goodwill has been expressed all over the world after the news was announced. Today, Alpha Kappa Alpha, too, made an announcement. Sent via email, the following message was disseminated […]

IBTW: Ms. Evelyn Lowery, Homegoing Celebration Dates & Events Announced

IBTW: Ms. Evelyn Lowery, Homegoing Celebration Dates & Events Announced

This past week the pink and green lights were a little dimmer as our soror, Civil Rights Activist, Ms. Evelyn Lowery passed away due to complications of a heart attack. Throughout the South, Soror Lowery was known for her quiet power, wonderful smile, and strong leadership within our communities. Most notable was her work in […]

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 […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Soror Alicia Keys EMPOWERS WOMEN against AIDS

VIDEO: Soror Alicia Keys EMPOWERS WOMEN against AIDS

– from the site – WE ARE EMPOWERED. Grammy Award-winning artist and HIV advocate [and Soror] Alicia Keys teamed up with Greater Than AIDS to reach women about HIV/AIDS. One in four people living with HIV in the U.S. today is a woman. As mothers, daughters, sisters, friends, partners and people living with HIV, we […]