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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. is embarking upon its centennial anniversary. The public service organization boasts a membership of more than 300,000 collegiate women  and a sisterhood with more than 900 chapters located in the United States, England, Japan, Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Republic of Korea. Here, we’ve identified a few of…

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. members will celebrate the public service organization’s 100th anniversary starting with Founders’ Day weekend activities scheduled for Jan. 11-13 in Washington, D.C. The Sorority was founded Jan. 13, 1913, at Howard University by 22 collegiate women in Downing Hall. As part of the yearlong celebration, a 22-city tour of the…

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. is the oldest black Greek letter organization to ever participate in the Rose Parade in its 124-year history. The parade’s theme this year was “Oh the Places You’ll Go!” named in honor of the Dr. Seuss book. One of the book’s most famous quotes: “Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re…

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Deaweh Benson, Valedictorian, Spelman College Class of 2012 Spelman College’s class of 2012 valedictorian Deaweh Benson is achieving her dream. With roots in Liberia, Benson is the first in her family to be born in America. Having majored in psychology and minored in English, the girl whom her Delta Sigma Theta Sorority sisters call their…

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The Delta Education and Charitable Foundation of the Houston Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Held its annual scholarship luncheon and fashion show “Fly, Fabulous and Fierce” at the Houston Marriott Westchase. President of the Houston metropolitan alumnae chapter Pamela Cashaw opened the luncheon with a special greeting to the members, friends…

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Chicago-based artist, Marva Pitchford Jolly, was recently honored by the Chicago Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. A self-taught master ceramicist, Jolly’s work is heavily influenced by traditional African hand-building techniques and the values she learned from her strong family and Mississippi upbringing. –tony binns How did you gravitate toward art? I would say that…

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Women who influence legislation and political processes need to be applauded. Women who brave the high stakes of running for a public office deserve even higher accolades. There’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the president of Liberia; President Michelle Bachelet of Chile, the first woman leader in Latin America who did not have a husband precede her as…

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