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Serious Sisters: 14 Stars You Didn’t Know Were Alpha Kappa Alpha Members [PHOTOS]


Today (January 15) is the 106 anniversary of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. The first sorority for African-American women, it has enjoyed a storied legacy with a number of renowned women being members.

Founded by 20 women, referred to as “pearls,”on the campus of Howard University in 1908, the pink and green wearing sisters have always carried themselves with sophistication while being dedicated to service while its programs “center on significant issues in families, communities, government halls and world assembly chambers.”

AKA’s notable membership also spans worldwide and includes actresses, activists, civic leaders and all around needle movers throughout the world. Check out 14 stars you may not know were Alpha Kappa Alpha members in the following pages.

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  • frankjum12

    Great information. Go Sorors!!!!

  • People with obvious roots in Afrika would much rather “pledge” to be a so-called “Greek” than identify themselves by the bloodline that they share with their ancestors in the Motherland? Never understood that method of thought. I mean,I just can’t find the logic behind it. By no means am I disrespecting my Brothers and Sisters for the decisions they made when they entered a HBC only to pledge “Greek”, but I’m just saying … study your origin and learn more about your story than “his” story. With research, you’ll soon see that it all came from your ancestors. Kujichagulia!!!