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{PIC} Sorors Suzanne Malveaux and Wanda Sykes Awarded for Excellence in Entertainment

{PIC} Sorors Suzanne Malveaux and Wanda Sykes Awarded for Excellence in Entertainment

The Gracies recognize exemplary programming created for women, by women and about women in all facets of media and entertainment, as well as individuals who have made contributions to the industry. Recently two of our illustrious sorors were found on the carpet together, taking pictures after receiving this year’s award. Sorors Suzanne Malveaux and Wanda Sykes are […]

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 […]

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 […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Honored by the 113th U.S. Congress

Alpha Kappa Alpha Honored by the 113th U.S. Congress

March is Women’s History (or HERSTORY) Month in the United States.   U.S. Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) took the opportunity to celebrate this month and all the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, in remarks to the U.S. Congress on March 4, 2013. Her remarks have been recorded in the official Congressional Record of The Library […]