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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.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Sorority grad chapter chartered in Hattiesburg celebrates 45th anniversary
A sorority graduate chapter chartered in Hattiesburg celebrated its 45th anniversary on Saturday.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
The Gaston Gazette
Zeta Mu Omega 2013 Debutantes named
The Zeta Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated in Gastonia will introduce 17 young ladies from area high schools into society on Saturday.
Saginaw Alpha Kappa Alpha holds giveway Saturday
The A-K-A's says they always work to make a positive difference in the community-- and it's worth it to help those in need.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Lansing State Journal
People News: Sorority presents Sister2Sister event
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Lansing Chapter, will host its 15th annual Sister2Sister conference today at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The Daily Republic
Middle school youth invited to Saturday summit
About 250 middle school students are expected to attend the Emerging Young Leaders Community Summit on Saturday sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Kappa Beta Omega Chapter.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Passion for Pink a success
The educational forum included a talk on breast cancer moderated by Dr. Denise Sanderson, surgical breast oncologist; professional instruction and demonstration on proper bra fit; education and awareness on domestic violence; and the collection of new and gently used bras for women in abused shelters.
Theta Sigma Omega to celebrate 45th anniversary
The Theta Sigma Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha will celebrate its 45th anniversary from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Chesterfield's, 4646 U.S. 98 in Hattiesburg.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
New members of Omicron Omega AKA record the historical contributions...
Omicron Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., launched the chapter's observance of 50 Years Forward - The Birmingham Civil Rights Movement by recording the oral history of residents of New Pilgrim Towers.