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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 […]

PHOTO RE-CAP: #AKA 65th Int’l Boule, A Picture is Worth Over 10000 Members

PHOTO RE-CAP: #AKA 65th Int’l Boule, A Picture is Worth Over 10000 Members

Over 10,000 members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) attended the organization’s international convention July 21-27 in San Francisco – its 65th Boulé – honoring unsung women heroes of the Civil Rights Movement and a spirit of community service. Event highlights included a golf tournament, economic forum, public meeting, and several organizational meetings and […]

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 […]

Pretty Pictures: Day One of #AKA #Boule2012: Roland’s Ascot, Ceddy’s Humor, Conference Bags, and more

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s 65th  biennial celebration has kicked off to a wonderful start. If you don’t believe us, follow #AKA #Boule2012 (official conference hashtags) or #AKABoule2012 for more information. Celebrity appearances include Cedric the Entertainer, Roland Martin, Soror Bernice King, and more …. not to mention the organization Directorate and thousands and thousands of […]

Soror Jada Pinkett Smith Donates Her Birthday for Ethiopa (Charity: Water)

Soror Jada Pinkett Smith Donates Her Birthday for Ethiopa (Charity: Water)

On July 6, 2012, Soror Jada Pinkett Smith and her hubby traveled to Ethiopia with charity: water. More than 400 Ethiopians will soon have access to clean drinking water because of their philanthropic efforts. “Our trip to Ethiopia with charity: water was an incredibly eye-opening and authentic experience. It was extraordinary to meet and spend […]

Soror Star Jones to Appear in Drop Dead Diva

Soror Star Jones to Appear in Drop Dead Diva

Recent news reports have said Soror Star Jones will join an already-stellar cast of guest stars in the Aug. 19 (Aug 26) episode of Lifetime’s “Drop Dead Diva.” Soror Jones will play Judge Grace Lyford, a federal judge presiding over Stacy’s (April Bowlby) patent lawsuit on her “pake” (half pie, half cake) — with Lyford […]