asd
26.7 C
New York
Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Famous Members Of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc

Famous Members Of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc


Source: Creative Services / iONEDigital

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated was founded by nine women on the campus of Howard University in Washington DC on Jan. 15, 1908. It is the oldest greek-letter organization created by and for African American collegiate women. Its founders were: Anna Easter Brown, Beulah Burke, Lillie Burke, Marjorie Hill, Margaret Flagg Holmes, Ethel Hedgeman (Lyle), Lavinia Norman, Lucy Diggs Slowe and Marie Woolfolk (Taylor).  AKA has nearly 300,000 members in 1,018 graduate and undergraduate chapters worldwide.

1. Tamron Hall

Tamron Hall

Source:Getty

Tamron Hall is a two-time Emmy Award-winning journalist and the dynamic host of the “Tamron Hall Show.” Her career spans decades of groundbreaking reporting and powerful storytelling. Tamron’s dedication to giving a voice to the voiceless and her relentless pursuit of truth make her an inspiring addition to our sorority.

2. Tembi Locke

Tembi Locke

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Honorary

Tembi Locke is a New York Times best-selling author, actor, entrepreneur, TV producer/writer, and podcaster. Her memoir, “From Scratch,” has touched the hearts of many, and her multifaceted career showcases her versatility and passion.

3. Attica Locke

Attica Locke

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Honorary

Attica Locke is a New York Times best-selling author and an accomplished TV writer and producer. Her novels, deeply rooted in social justice themes, have captivated readers and critics alike. Attica’s work in television continues to push boundaries, bringing diverse and compelling narratives to the screen.

4. Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou

Source:WENN

Original Chapter: Honorary

5. Phylicia Rashad

Phylicia Rashad

Original Chapter: Alpha

6. Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine

Original Chapter: Epsilon Lambda

7. Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes

Original Chapter: Gamma Theta

8. Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison

Original Chapter: Alpha

9. Cathy Hughes

Cathy Hughes

Original Chapter: Honorary

10. Lynn Whitfield

Lynn Whitfield

Original Chapter: Honorary

11. Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight

Original Chapter: Honorary

12. Vice President Kamala Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris

Original Chapter: Alpha

13. Mae Jemison

Mae Jemison

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Honorary

14. Suzanne de Passe

Suzanne de Passe

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Honorary

15. C. Delores Tucker

C. Delores Tucker

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Honorary

16. Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Honorary

17. Bernice King

Bernice King

Source:WENN

Original Chapter: Kappa Omega

18. Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Honorary

19. Jessye Norman

Jessye Norman

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Honorary

20. Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Honorary

21. Alice Walker

Alice Walker

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Honorary

22. Regina Taylor

Regina Taylor

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Kappa Mu

23. Tika Sumpter

Tika Sumpter

Source:WENN

Original Chapter: Honorary

24. Jada Pinkett-Smith

Jada Pinkett-Smith

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Honorary

25. JoMarie Payton

JoMarie Payton

Source:WENN

Original Chapter: Honorary

26. North Hollywood Cinefest – Arrivals

North Hollywood Cinefest - Arrivals

Source:WENN

North Hollywood Cinefest – Arrivals

27. Marla Gibbs

Marla Gibbs

Source:WENN

Original Chapter: Honorary

28. A’ja Wilson

A'ja Wilson

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Theta Gamma

29. Althea Gibson

Althea Gibson

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Beta Alpha

30. Lisa Borders

Lisa Borders

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Iota Mu

31. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Alpha Kappa Omega

32. Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Nu

33. Star Jones

Star Jones

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Lambda Zeta

34. Sunny Hostin

Sunny Hostin

Source:WENN

Original Chapter: Upsilon Nu Omega

35. Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra Wilson

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Beta Delta Omega

36. Shamari DeVoe

Shamari DeVoe

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Nu Lambda Omega

37. Marjorie Vincent-Tripp

Marjorie Vincent-Tripp

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Beta

38. Yvette Lee Bowser

Yvette Lee Bowser

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Xi Beta

39. Donda West

Donda West

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Alpha Eta

40. Jamilah Lemieux

Jamilah Lemieux

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Delta Rho Omega

41. Roxie Roker

Roxie Roker

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Alpha

42. Vanessa Bell Calloway

Vanessa Bell Calloway

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Delta Phi

43. Yvette Nicole Brown

Yvette Nicole Brown

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Delta Pi

44. Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

Source:Keys Soulcare

Original Chapter: Honorary

45. Yolanda Adams

Yolanda Adams

Source:@arturoholmesphotos

Original Chapter: Honorary

46. Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay

Source:Getty

Original Chapter: Honorary

47. Iyanla Vanzant

Iyanla Vanzant

Source:OWN

Original Chapter: Honorary

48. Brandy

Brandy

Source:eOne

Original Chapter: Honorary

Related Articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest Articles