AKA, which is part of the Divine Nine, turned 105 years old. Famous AKAs include Phylicia Rashad, Kamala D. Harris, Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison and Rosa Parks.
The women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently celebrated their Founders Day as well, toasting to 100 years since the establishment of the organization. Delta is home to over 200,000 members, including Melissa Harris-Perry, Soledad O’Brien, Lena Horne, Cicely Tyson, Shirley Chisolm and many others.
Happy Founders Day to the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha and happy Centennial to the women of Delta Sigma Theta! — Stacy-Ann Ellis
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