Tika Sumpter, Judy Smith inducted into Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® (AKA) has inducted Breast Cancer champion Karen Eubanks Jackson, ambassador Susan Denise Page, attorney Judy A. Smith, actress Euphemia L. “Tika” Sumpter, and U.S. Deputy surgeon general Sylvia Trent-Adams as honorary members. International President Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, L.H.D. led the induction ceremony at the Sorority’s biennial conference in Atlanta. “Honorary […]

Karmetria Burton shares what service and sisterhood mean to her

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 […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated: Super-sheroes

Rosalind Brewer, President and CEO of Sam’s Club Rosalind Brewer is the first woman and African American to hold the CEO position of any Wal-Mart Store division and was ranked by Fortune 500 as the 15th most powerful women. Brewer fosters change by demanding diversity, building strong teams, inspiring mentoring networks, and improving communities. She […]

She’s ‘BaddDDD’: Sonia Sanchez is literature’s lioness

Sonia Sanchez was once described by fellow poet Maya Angelou “as a lion in literature’s forest.” This distinction is no surprise as Sanchez was, and still is, a major figure in the Black Arts Movement and Civil Rights Movement focusing her work on the fight for Black culture, civil rights, and women’s liberation. Born in […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority president talks Boulé in Atlanta this July

More than 20,000 members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority from all over the world will converge on Atlanta from July 9-16, 2016, for the organization’s biennial conference, the 67th Boulé. Atlanta’s home to Alpha Kappa Alpha founder Marie Woolfolk Taylor and the late Dr. Mary Shy Scott, a prominent educator and motivational speaker who served as the sorority’s […]