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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® Issues Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Lewis and the Rev. C.T. Vivian

    July 18, 2020

    Alpha Kappa Alpha joins a grateful nation in mourning the loss of civil rights icons, Congressman John Lewis and the Rev. C.T. Vivian. The world has lost two irreplaceable champions for justice and equality at a time when the pervasive effects of racial injustice and economic inequality could not be more evident.

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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® Offers Scholarships to Daughters and Granddaughters of George Floyd

    June 12, 2020

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® announced today that the service organization will provide scholarships for the daughter and granddaughters of George Floyd. In a letter to the family, AKA International President Dr. Glenda Glover said she hoped the contribution would assist them on the path to success.

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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® Demands Police Reforms, Stands in Solidarity with Over 5 Million Members From 13 African-American Women Organizations

    June 10, 2020

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. ® International President Glenda Glover says George Floyd’s cry out to his late mother before taking his last breath was a symbolic plea to all women for help. Dr. Glover called on leaders from twelve historic and celebrated African-American organizations to unite and condemn the senseless and unjustified death of Floyd, Breonna Taylor and many other Black men, women and children by police and vigilantes.

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  • THIRTEEN AFRICAN AMERICAN LEADERS, REPRESENTING MORE THAN FIVE MILLION WOMEN IN THE U.S. AND GLOBALLY, PLEDGE SOCIAL CHANGE AND REFORM AMID NATIONWIDE UNREST

    June 8, 2020

    (Chicago, IL) - As leaders of African-American women’s organizations in America, we condemn in the strongest terms the senseless and unjustified killings of Black women, Black men, Black girls, and Black boys by police and vigilantes. We have organized knowing that we are stronger and more effective when we work together to raise our more than five (5) million collective voices and exert our collective power to address the unspeakable, horrific killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Nina Pop and too many others – killings that have sparked a global movement for racial justice.

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  • JOINT STATEMENT BY WOMEN LEADERS OF 13 AFRICAN-AMERICAN ORGANIZATIONS

    June 6, 2020

    As leaders of African-American women’s organizations in America, we condemn in the strongest terms the senseless and unjustified killings of Black women, Black men, Black girls, and Black boys by police and vigilantes. We have organized knowing that we are stronger and more effective when we work together to raise our more than five (5) million collective voices and exert our collective power to address the unspeakable, horrific killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Nina Pop and too many others – killings that have sparked a global movement for racial justice.

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  • Frontline Sheroes for the Week of May 30, 2020

    May 30, 2020

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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® Issues Statement on Death of George Floyd, Calls for Political Action to Invoke Social Change to End Police Brutality

    May 27, 2020

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® joins thousands of others around the world in issuing the strongest condemnation of the senseless, unprovoked killing of George Floyd. The unspeakable actions of police officers who killed another unarmed Black man without justification or excuse underscore the structural and systemic inequities that persist in this country.

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  • Frontline Sheroes for the Week of May 21, 2020

    May 21, 2020

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  • Frontline Sheroes for the Week of May 15, 2020

    May 15, 2020

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  • Frontline Sheroes for the Week of May 8, 2020

    May 8, 2020

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  • Frontline Sheroes for the Week of April 29, 2020

    April 29, 2020

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  • Frontline Sheroes for the Week of April 22, 2020

    April 22, 2020

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  • Frontline Sheroes for the Week of April 16, 2020

    April 16, 2020

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  • Frontline Sheroes: Soror Nia Andrews

    April 9, 2020

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  • Frontline Sheroes: Soror Haydée Brown

    April 9, 2020

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  • ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INCORPORATED® MOURNS THE LOSS OF FORMER INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT FAYE BEVERLY BRYANT

    February 20, 2020

    February 20, 2020 - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® is deeply saddened to announce the passing of our 21st International President Faye Beverly Bryant. She served as the sorority’s president from 1982-1986.

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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Seeks to Raise $1 Million Again on HBCU Impact Day

    September 11, 2019

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® seeks to raise $1 million in 24 hours for a second consecutive year during HBCU Impact Day on September 16, 2019. As part of a four-year $10 million fundraising goal, AKA International President Dr. Glenda Glover is leading the challenge for contributions that can help to secure fiscal sustainability and success across all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Exceeds Goal by Providing Over 100 Free Mammograms to Uninsured Women AT ESSENCE Festival

    July 8, 2019

    Breast Cancer Survivors Provide Testimonials to Importance of Early Detection

    Music, mingling and mammograms filled the weekend during the 25th Essence Festival in New Orleans, LA July 5-7. Essence organizers delivered the music for concert goers and stars to mingle with, while Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® provided a record 107 free mammography screenings to women, including visitors and local residents. The sorority’s initial goal was to provide 70 free 3D mammograms to uninsured women with the traveling Alpha Kappa Alpha Mobile Mammography Unit at the event.

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  • ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY TO PROVIDE FREE MAMMOGRAMS TO UNINSURED WOMEN, NEW ORLEANS COMMUNITY AT ESSENCE FESTIVAL

    July 6, 2019

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® will celebrate the Essence Festival 25th anniversary with women’s health as the focus. The international service organization will provide 70 free 3D mammograms to uninsured women, and the New Orleans community with the Alpha Kappa Alpha Mobile Mammography Unit.

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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority establishes endowment at Tennessee State University and honors International President and school's leader Dr. Glenda Glover

    July 1, 2019

    Tennessee State University is the latest HBCU recipient of financial support from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. AKA continued its commitment of creating a $100,000 endowment at each of the nation's four-year historically black universities and colleges with a donation to Dr. Glenda Glover, who is the leader of both organizations.

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  • ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY TO HOLD LEADERSHIP SEMINAR IN MUSIC CITY, PRESENCE WILL BRING SERVICE, ECONOMIC BOOST AND LOTS OF PINK AND GREEN

    June 20, 2019

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® will provide a major boost to the Nashville economy when the service organization holds its 2019 Leadership Seminar in Music City June 27 - 30. Approximately 7,600 members are expected to attend the seminar that will offer over 80 workshops on professional development, personal growth and community service.

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  • President Glover speaks on the status of HBCUs on PoliticsNation with Rev. Al Sharpton

    June 6, 2019

    Hear what Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated President Glenda Glover had to say about HBCUs and more on PoliticsNation with the Rev. Al Sharpton.

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  • AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund Electronic Press Kit

    March 1, 2019

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated., in partnership with our official philanthropic arm, the Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF), has launched the establishment of the AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund. The fund has been created in an effort to assist in the sustainability of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Over the course of the next four years, the fund has pledged to distribute $10 million in financial support to 96 accredited HBCUs as a part of Alpha Kappa Alpha's Target 1: HBCU For Life: A Call to Action.

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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority to highlight those helping others, to hold national Caregivers’ Day November 16

    November 12, 2018

    Each year millions of Americans take on the responsibility of caring for others. Whether it’s aging parents, a spouse or child fighting a debilitating illness, they do what’s needed to take care of their loved ones. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will hold its first ever AKA Caregivers’ Community Impact Day on Friday, November 16 to recognize the tremendous work of these individuals. The service organization will kick-off their national observance at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI with a public event beginning at 10am.

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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha and Regions Bank, to launch financial empowerment initiative for college students and underserved communities

    October 8, 2018

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and Regions Bank are partnering to help college students and underserved communities build financial wealth. The groups will officially announce the agreement during a financial education workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 10 on the campus of Tennessee State University. The workshop is sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Psi Undergraduate Chapter, and will begin at 3 p.m. in the TSU Faculty Dining Lounge in the Floyd-Payne Campus Center.

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  • Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover Installed as 30th International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®

    July 12, 2018

    (Houston, TX) With a commitment to excellence and a vow to uphold the grand legacy of its founders, Dr. Glenda Glover became the 30th International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®. Dr. Glover took the helm of the nation’s oldest Greek-letter organization established by African-American college women on July 12, 2018, in Houston, TX, following the group’s international conference. She will lead the storied organization for four years, 2018-2022, under the theme, “Exemplifying Excellence Through Sustainable Service.

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