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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 […]

Faces of Breast Cancer: Celebrity AKA Breast Cancer Survivor, Wanda Sykes

Faces of Breast Cancer: Celebrity AKA Breast Cancer Survivor, Wanda Sykes

October is breast cancer awareness month. Chapters of our sorority across the country are celebrating this cause by hosting events, fundraisers, and walks at their respective colleges, cities and towns. Here, we, take time to honor a well-known soror who is a breast cancer survivor, Ms. Wanda Sykes. Soror Sykes crossed into Alpha Kappa Alpha […]

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 […]

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 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 […]