So as I am writing this the wonderful women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. have just celebrated their 102nd Founders’ Day. The women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. are gearing up for their celebration on January 15th and the women of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. will be right behind them celebrating their […]
To all my little sisters, How are you doing today? I ask because I imagine many people assume that because you are achieving such great things, or because you walk around seemingly unbothered that everything is just fine and as your big sister I know that is not always the case. Recently a colleague of […]
I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 HBCUStory Symposium that was held in Washington D.C. this year. Dr. Crystal A. deGregory, founder and executive editor, gave her closing remarks and in these remarks left us with the resounding words, “Tell them your story. Tell them the story of greatness. Tell them the HBCUStory.” As […]
“You tell them my story. You tell them your story. You tell them the story of greatness. You tell them the HBCU story.” These were the parting words from HBCUStory, Inc. founder and executive editor, Dr. Crystal A. deGregory. On October 24th and 25th, HBCU researchers, administrators, faculty, and advocates gathered to do just that […]
How Black sororities can use their finances, woman power, platforms to bring awareness to domestic violence against women, sexual violence, and mental health.
Dear Lesley, I am not from Missouri, nor have we ever met, but none of that matters. Not today, not for the past few weeks, and not in the future that lies ahead. Today, you and I, we are family. More than just family, we are sisters. Together, we are part of a greater community, […]
Earlier this year there was an article regarding “5 Challenges Black Sororities Must Address in 2014”. The author brought up great points for us to consider and ponder. There was much debate and conversation around this piece, some persons even going to the extent of questioning the current relevancy of Black Sororities in our society. […]