Delta Sigma Theta, was founded on January 13, 1913 by 22 female college students at Howard University. The students wanted to promote and highlight academic excellence and to provide assistance to persons in need -human rights and civil rights. The sorority’s first public project was the Women’s Suffrage March in Washington, DC, March 1913. The sorority was incorporated in 1930.
Today, with over 250, 000 members, DST is the largest African American Greek-letter sorority in the world. Membership in the sorority is open to women who meet membership requirements, regardless of race, nationality and religion. Women may join through undergraduate chapters at a college or university, or after acquiring a college degree through an academic chapter.
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