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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. has responded to reports of a prostitution ring allegedly orchestrated by one of its members at Fort Valley State University. The alleged ring leader, Alecia Jeanetta Johnson, 49, was indicted on April 5, 2019, and has since been charged with six counts of prostitution, three counts of pimping and two counts of…

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Seven people are facing jail time due to a scandal that rocked Fort Valley State University. According to The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Alecia Jeanetta Johnson, 49, allegedly served as a ring leader in the prostitution ring. Johnson, who served as an executive assistant to the president of Fort Valley State University and previously a graduate adviser to the…

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According to a federal lawsuit filed this week, a Northwestern University sophomore killed herself due to the severe hazing she endured while pledging to become a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority in the fall of 2016. The suit, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Illinois, claims that Jordan Hankins killed herself in…

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On Oct. 6 and 7, more than 1K members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated converged on the city of Atlanta for their annual Cluster V Leadership Conference to celebrate their purpose, passion and power. Under the leadership of South Atlantic regional director, Sharon Brown Harriott, Cluster V coordinator, Shevawn Broxton Young and host chapter…

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Developing Story: THIS seen on @AmericanU campus and photographed by NBC4 intern @nbcwashington pic.twitter.com/cW1qtjbBwK — Jackie Bensen (@jackiebensen) May 1, 2017 The oldest Greek-letter Black sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, is on alert at American University after several bananas were found on campus hanging from a stringed noose with their initials inscribed on them.…

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated was founded 108 years ago on the campus of Howard University. As the first of four collegiate sororities for black women, the sorority has produced world changers who are making a difference socially and politically. Here are 20 renowned “Pearls” leading their communities and changing the world. –tiffany pennamon Michelle Obama is…

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Karmetria Dunham Burton, director of corporate supplier diversity and sustainability for Delta Air Lines, develops and executes a global supplier diversity program. Delta Air Lines’ vision as an industry leader is making minority- and women-owned businesses a natural and integral part of their core business. Prior to her current career, she’s worked for Fortune 500 companies including…

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Tracie A. Burress was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago and currently resides in Rockford, Illinois, with her husband and two teenagers. She became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority Incorporated, “Sweet” Alpha Pi” chapter (fall ’87) at Clark Atlanta University (’90). “From the moment I hit the campus, I knew…

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Dr. Tamara Pizzoli is a sister of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. She was initiated in 1999 at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Originally from Killeen, Texas, Dr. Pizzoli has resided in Rome for nearly seven years. Having given herself permission to follow through on whatever she deems to be a great idea, she most accurately…

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Wow, Black people spoke up and their voices were actually heard at VH1. Apparently, the boycott of sponsors and harsh criticism of the reality show “Sorority Sisters” has reached its goal and the show is being canceled. All three remaining episodes will air this coming Friday. the last three episodes will air at 9:30, 10:20…

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The show “Sorority Sisters” on VH1 has been the subject of wide controversy. Because of the over-the-top demeanor of the cast who are members of prominent Black Greek letter organizations, there have been calls to boycott the show and press for removal from the airwaves. Now at least one sorority has taken action against a member…

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“The Game” actress Brandy Norwood proudly joins her mother and manager, Sonja Norwood, as she celebrated 106 years of sisterhood, after being inducted into the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority as an honorary member. Yesterday, Norwood attended the AKA’s 66th Boule in Charlotte, North Carolina, where the former “Moesha” star threw up The Ivy in honor…

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Hampton University’s graduates wore their colors with pride — Alpha Kappa Alpha, Zeta Phi Beta and Delta Sigma Theta’s wore kente stoles to represent their sororities this past weekend. A few famous AKAs: Toni Braxton, Jada Pinkett Smith, Maya Angelou, Phylicia Rashad, Toni Morrison, Iyanla Vanzant, Alicia Keys, Rosa Parks and Coretta Scott King. A…

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