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  1. Alpha Kappa Alpha Gives Digby Playground a makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    As part of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. 1908 Playground Project, the Omicron Lambda Omega chapter went to Digby Playground on May 20 in New Orleans East to give it a makeover. The program's aim is to provide healthy environments and enhance the quality of life in underserved communities, as well as give children safe places to play.

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  2. When I wake up, I'm black. Then I navigate between 2 worlds throughout the day.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... skills, and I retired as a director in the Elementary Mathematics Department. As a member of my sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha, and the Congress of Black Women, I enjoy being with "my people" and discussing the problems of today from the black ...

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  3. Pink Lotus Project hosting free leadership symposium for teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... . Additional sponsors include AT&T, Mississippi Power, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Theta Zeta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Mississippi Gulf Coast Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., and Mississippi Gulf Coast Connection.

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  4. Nu Chi Omega Chapter names scholarship ball winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Daily Dispatch

    The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Nu Chi Omega Chapter, held its 2016 Pearls and Princes Scholarship Ball on May 21 at Northern Granville Middle School. Anthony Jackson, superintendent of Vance County Schools and a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., served as master of ceremony.

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  5. Senior health fair, special water distribution events happening this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | WJRT

    ... -Cooking class -Glaucoma/vision screenings On Saturday, July 30 the local chapter of Zeta Beta Omega of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. will be hosting another water distribution and educational event at the Ivy House. It's located at 1910 Robert T. ...

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  6. Sorority to host book bag giveaway at Jessie Davis ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Times Georgian

    A new school year is just around the corner and the Sigma Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. will soon host a school supply drive to help prepare students for their studies. The Douglasville sorority is inviting the community to its Book Bag Blitz and Community Resource Fair on Saturday, July 30. The fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Jessie Davis Park, which is located at 7775 Malone Street.

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  7. Students complete A.S.C.E.N.D.a s second courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    High school students from the Tri-City area have completed Cycle 2 of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Rho Rho Omega Chapter's A.S.C.E.N.D. Program. The program's goal is to prepare students in their transition from high school to college.

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  8. Sorority hosts third annual Denim and Pearls AffairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Those looking to party with a purpose are invited to attend the third annual Denim & Pearls Affair on Saturday, July 23. Hosted by the Upsilon Chi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., proceeds from the event help fund the organization's ongoing missions of "service to all mankind" via community service projects. The Denim & Pearls Affair also raises money for the L.I.F.T. MS Gulf Coast Charitable Organization, the chapter's federally-recognized charitable organization.

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  9. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Serves The Community On the Front LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Essence Magazine

    When parts of Baltimore burned after Freddie Gray died in police custody, Alpha Kappa Alpha nurses were on the scene to make sure the displaced elderly had their medications. When the contaminated water crisis erupted in Flint, Mi., the sorority trucked crates of bottled water there to hand out to residents.

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  10. Cheers: Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority sisters step up as volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Florida Times-Union

    Cheers to the local members of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority for providing fantastic volunteer work during the Jacksonville Wise Money Week festivities. More than 40 of the sorority's sisters came out to serve as volunteers during the traditional "Shredding Party," which saw a huge number of residents bring mountains of old financial documents to be shredded in a safe manner.

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  11. Nu Chi Omega holds father/daughter banquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Daily Dispatch

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's Nu Chi Omega Chapter held its second father/daughter banquet Saturday, June 18, at Mary E. Shaw Gymnasium in Oxford. The banquet was an afternoon of dining, dancing and fun for girls ages 5-10 and their escorts from Creedmoor, Henderson and Oxford areas.

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  12. Nu Chi Omega Chapter participates in global service projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Daily Dispatch

    The chapter members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Nu Chi Omega Chapter recently made 134 pillowcase little dresses for Africare. The dresses will be taken by the Nu Chi Omega Chapter delegation to 2016 AKA Boule to be held in Atlanta from July 9-14.

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  13. Presentation: Mental illness in the African American communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Milford Mirror

    July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. On Saturday, July 23, at 10 a.m., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. , Omicron Upsilon Omega Chapter; the Southwest Connecticut affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness ; The Fairfield County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated; and Union Baptist Church will jointly present Sharing Hope: Understanding Mental Health, a 1A1 2-hour structured presentation specifically tailored for the African American audience, at Union Baptist Church, 805 Newfield Avenue in Stamford.

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  14. Nu Chi Omega observes Longest Day for Alzheimer's awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Daily Dispatch

    The members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Nu Chi Omega Chapter, were all encouraged to wear purple and participate in various activities from sunrise to sunset June 20, a day set by the American Alzheimer's Association as the Longest Day in observance of awareness of this disease. In an effort to show awareness and support to those with Alzheimer's disease, a group of members of Nu Chi Omega met at Londyn's Bridge, a local Alzheimer's facility in Oxford, on the evening of June 20. The evening activities included fellowship and game of Bingo with prizes given to the eight residents.

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  15. Sorority chapter cleans, revitalizes parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Daily Dispatch

    The 2016 Playground Mobilization Day was observed by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Nu Chi Omega Chapter, on May 21. All Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority chapters are encouraged to adopt a local playground to restore or revitalized. The Nu Chi Omega Chapter in Granville and Vance counties have adopted the Granville Street Park in Oxford.

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  16. Huntsville chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. participates in pillowcase dress projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A service project that's happening in Huntsville will make a difference in another part of the globe! It involves pillowcases, sewing, and a lot of love. Members of the Huntsville chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. spent weeks "getting their sew on" to make sure little girls in Africa get something special.

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  17. Tika Sumpter Shows Off Baby Bump During AKA InductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Essence Magazine

    Over the weekend, the actress became an honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority , Incorporated, a sisterhood that includes Jada Pinkett Smith, Phylicia Rashad, and Gladys Knight, to name a few. During the ceremony, it was also revealed that Sumpter is expecting.

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  18. Coast sorority creates Little Dresses for AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    In preparation for an international convention, the Upsilon Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. used their creativity to give back to those in need. Ahead of the 67th Boul, held on July 9 - 14 in Atlanta, the ladies of Upsilon Chi Omega hand-crafted 170 Little Dresses, all of which will be given to young girls in Africa.

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  19. Dorothy Gertrude RuckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... officers. She was a member of the Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Club, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha and Delta Kappa Gamma sororities and later became a member and officer of the Lorain County Retired Teachers Association. ...

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  20. Around Town: Alpha Kappa Alpha gives community awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Gazette

    Keynote speaker Jennifer Johnson, right, gets a thank-you gift from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Iota Beta Omega Chapter President Si'Mona Johnson. 052216 Photo by Linda Navarro Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority has been known since its founding in 1908 as a leader for "effective advocacy and social change," and the local Iota Beta Omega Chapter continues that tradition with awards to those in the community.

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