I love what the July to September news cycle yielded for my fellow Divine Nine brothers and sisters! Not only did we learn about over a quarter of a million dollars being given away in scholarships and donations but we also got a history lesson about an unsung hero of civil rights. Enjoy. Divine Nine […]
Felecia Commodore takes the time to celebrate the legacy & scholarly accomplishments of Black sorority members graduating from college all over the country.
Members, chapters and the national offices of the Divine Nine are helping communities every day, and I feel strongly that we need to tell those stories. That is why, in 2014, I began tracking news stories from and about the Divine Nine. I want these news stories to accomplish three things. First, I hope we […]
The year of 2014 was one with many eventful moments for Black people. Conversely, it was also an eventful year for Black sororities. Black sororities saw moments of divided views and moments of dynamic unity. The year of 2015 is now upon us, and as we move forward here are my views on what the […]
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 […]
The news cycle in the last quarter of 2014 was undoubtedly very active with the Black Lives Matter movement. We saw a Black Greek break a major sports record, a chapter’s building win an environmental award, and Black Greeks mentioned as a major teacher recruitment effort. 10. Alpha Phi Alpha chapter at Valdosta State helps […]
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. […]
To create an awareness of Black Greek-Letter Organizations’ chapters’ and national organizations’ contributions to communities, I created a list of my top 10 news stories from Black Greek chapters from the first quarter of 2014. I am pleased to see that the Black Greek news cycle was very active from April to June. Here are […]