Monday Dec 16
This Bizarre Racial Profiling Lawsuit Will Do Nothing To Restore Your Faith In Mississippi
Cathryn Stout is a doctoral student at Saint Louis University researching a paper on how residents of Mississippi are working to combat negative stereotypes about their state.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Sorority lends a helping hand to those in need
Members of the Sigma Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently helped to purchase, bag and distribute grocery items to more than 100 citizens at the Tiftarea Food Bank in Tifton.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
ACLU sues Dept. of Public Safety over alleged racial profiling, illegal search
A civil rights organization filed a federal lawsuit against the state Department of Public Safety on Friday, alleging racial profiling and constitutional violations in an August 2012 incident.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Ventura County Star
Sorority's youth leaders pack holiday boxes for military personnel, plan summit
CARMEN SMYTH/SPECIAL TO THE STAR Addison Goodman works on a Christmas box that will be sent to military service personnel overseas as part of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority's Emerging Young Leaders program.
Post and Courier
Sorority chapter plans Christmas Social for people in need
A Christmas Social for community members in need will be held at noon Saturday at Doty Field, 320 N. Laurel S., in Summerville.
The News Journal
For the love of Santa
The skiers were arranged together, as were the ones with burgundy tones, the ones for Kwanzaa and the musician ones.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
AKA Clothing Drive Prepares Women for the Workforce
On Saturday, November 16, 2013, three East Metro-Atlanta Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. partnered with The Mall at Stonecrest to hold a professional clothing drive to aid women in battered women's shelters, domestic violence shelters, and homeless shelters get back into the workforce.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Black Milwaukee's Rite of Thanksgiving Weekend The AKA and Christian Business Cotillions
The weekend of Thanksgiving in Milwaukee's Black community has annually meant one thing...debutante balls! For a combined 73 years, two cotillions introducing our community's jewels-the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Cotillion and the Christian Business and Professional Alliance Cotillion--have become as synonymous with this time of year as ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Education Notes: Miss Fashionetta pageant awards scholarships
From left, Stephanie Scott, Squires Elementary teacher; INSPIRE award recipient Heidi Thompson-Abell, Squires Elementary teacher; Carley Hardin, Lexmark; and Kathy Edwards, Lexmark.
Vallejo High students, parents learn about human trafficking
About 50 students and a few parents were given a wake up call Monday night about what some called a "plague."
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The Daily Republic
Donations support community programs
A host of community groups are the beneficiaries of grants and donations that ultimately benefit children and families across Solano County.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Round of applause: Rodriguez High's Crutison named Miss Fashionetta
Only one was selected to hold the coveted title of Miss Fashionetta, but through the experiences and skills gained by participation in the Debutante Cotillion program, all of the contestants came out winners.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Students participate in empowerment workshop
The Mu Tau Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., hosts its "Emerging Youth Leaders Community Summit and Holiday Celebration" Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. in the B.N. Mabra Center.
Merlene Davis: Buy Black Monday helps build black wealth
Before all the holiday sales ran together into the great ball of confusion we have now, there was Black Friday, followed by Cyber Monday sales online.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Pride follows Harp's election as New Haven mayor
Vera Esdaile, Nicole Murphy and Doris Dumas said they believe mayor-elect Toni Harp's victory was a momentous one for woman in the city.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Philanthropies, Nov. 24
"An Affair to Remember" is the theme of the Alfredda C. Delaney Scholarship Brunch, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 401 W. Summit Hill Drive.
Emerging Young Leaders Conference set for Talladega Dec. 6
An upcoming conference for middle school aged girls will tackle a host of social and educational issues next week in Talladega.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Postscript: A short life, long on accomplishments
This story is a sample from the Suffolk Sun, which is included in The Virginian-Pilot every Sunday and Thursday in Suffolk.