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A tip of the cap is in order to the members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity as the long-standing fraternal organization celebrates its annual Founders Day. Established over a century ago on Jan. 9, 1914, at Howard University, the founding brothers made it a point to organize a Greek letter fraternity that would truly exemplify…

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Spelman College was founded 135 years ago today. Initially funded by the John D. Rockefeller family, the school was opened as a place of higher learning for Black women in Atlanta. Since it’s opening  on April 11, 1881, Spelman College has served as one of the top private colleges in the nation. In honor of…

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Ingrid Saunders Jones is no stranger to community leadership, community development and philanthropy. She’s a highly respected global leader who served three decades at the Coca-Cola company where she held roles of increasing responsibility, focusing on the company’s corporate giving and community outreach. During her tenure at Coca-Cola, Jones led the transformation of the company’s…

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To the amazement of many Washingtonians going about their everyday activities, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.’s Centennial Celebration is in full swing. Nearly 14,000 members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. have convened in downtown Washington, D.C. for their Founders Day weekend activities that included a visit from the Honorable Vincent C. Gray, mayor of…

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