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Famous stars of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority

Tue., Jan. 15, 2013 1:57 PM EDT
by Terry Shropshire

 

The black Greek letter organization Alpha Kappa Alpha celebrates its 105th birthday on Jan. 15, and the sorority counterpart to the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity has some pretty prominent celebrities and icons within its proud ranks.

That list of famous stars includes a civil rights leader who was the wife of the movement’s most identifiable figure, an astronaut, a Nobel Prize-winning author, a professional predecessor to the Williams sisters in tennis, famous actresses, legendary singers and more.

Lets take a look at the celebrities and icons of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

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  • 02Pesistent

    It seems that Delta Sigma Theta Sorority would have an article since it is our 100th year anniversary. I just don’t understand how that was missed when it is significant.

  • GDave

    For Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity