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The members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated come from diverse backgrounds and are known for a variety of stellar contributions. For example, Dr. Maya Angelou is a world-famous poet, author, actress, activist and filmmaker. Alicia Keys is a Grammy award winning singer, songwriter, and musician. Coretta Scott King was the wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, the most prominent 20th Century civil rights activist. Rosa Parks is generally considered the mother of the civil rights movement.
In 2016, the movie Hidden Figures is a biographical story of three legendary African American women who made a critical impact in science history. All three women, Katherine Goble Johnson , Dorothy Johnson Vaughan and Mary Winston Jackson are members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated.
Please see below a list of other notable Alpha Kappa Alpha sisters; here is a more extensive list of our distinguished sisterhood.
Alpha Kappa Sorority Incorporated - Founders
These and other Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated women have built national programs on the foundation of family and community. The Launching New Dimensions of Service Program is their most important community effort. For more information on signature programs, please go here (make this a link). Through these programs Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated assists with the most crucial needs of the black community.
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