Tracee Ellis Ross, Lisa Leslie among Alpha Kappa Alpha 2021 honorary members

On Thursday, July 15, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. announced the organization’s 2021 honorary inductees and they did not disappoint. Film and TV producer Debra Martin Chase; actress and singer Cynthia Erivo; businesswoman Ursula M. Burns; writer Alice Walker; former WNBA star, head coach and sports analyst Lisa Leslie; renowned costume designer Ruth E. Carter, […]

‘Twenty Pearls,’ the story of Alpha Kappa Alpha, reaffirms Black women’s power

An all-star cast is bringing “Black girl magic” to the screen with “Twenty Pearls: The Story of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.,” which premieres Friday, March 26, 2021, exclusively on Comcast’s Black Experience on the Xfinity channel. “Twenty Pearls” examines the sorority’s history, starting with its founding by nine Black women enrolled at Howard University […]

Atlanta student Macire Aribot details what it takes to get an internship in DC

Macire Aribot is a native Atlantan and who is passionate about policy advocacy and poverty reduction. The Mercer University senior is on track to graduate in May 2020 with bachelor’s degrees in international affairs and global development studies. During her undergraduate years, Aribot served several organizations in leadership capacities and became a member of Alpha […]

AKAs close out Black History Month by presenting $1.6M to HBCUs

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., in partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation, closed out Black History Month by awarding $50,000 to 31 historically Black colleges and universities that are benefactors of the newly formed AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund. The fund was created to help bolster the financial health of HBCUs. Dr. Glenda Glover, international president of […]

Dena Burton’s pretty in pink, loves fashion, philanthropy and AKA

Dena Burton is in the center. Photo credit: Karim Saafir Los Angeles-based fashion designer Dena Burton has been quite busy creating amazing women’s ready-to-wear garments, producing fashion shows, pursuing philanthropic work and traveling; however,, she took a moment to chat with rolling out. How do you shift from making clothes to making a difference? Fashion […]

Brandy inducted as honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

“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 […]