Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated (AKA), has partnered with the Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF), to create the AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund. AKA will disperse $10 million over the next four years to 96 accredited institutions. Dr. Glenda Glover, AKA International President was excited to announce that tomorrow the first 32 HBCUs will receive $50,000 each totaling […]

April Ryan goes Inside Her Story with Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, President of Tennessee State University, and soon to be International President Of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. about her plans in this new role. Having trouble listening above? Listen to the Mp3 below.  READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  LIKE […]

Actress Tika Sumpter, who stars on the OWN soap opera The Haves And The Have Nots, recently became an honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. And during the ceremony she revealed something else – that she’s several months pregnant! While there has been no announcement from Tika or her camp, the 36-year-old actress was shown […]

Ava DuVernay, an award-winning writer, producer, director and distributor of independent films, was recently inducted into Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., as an honorary member. Presiding over the formal induction was Alpha Kappa Alpha’s International President Attorney Carolyn House Stewart. In making the announcement, Stewart explained that an honorary membership is the highest membership category […]

Today marks the 106th anniversary of the oldest black women’s greek letter organization, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. The AKA’s were established in 1908 on the campus of Howard University by nine scholastic leaders. Soon after, seven honor student sophomores were added  to the group to ensure continuity. They were led by Ethel Hedgeman Lyle, […]