Director Ava DuVernay Inducted Into Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority as Honorary Member

Then maybe I need to join . . . hmmmmmm.

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Ava DuVernay, an award-winning writer, producer, director and distributor of independent films, was recently inducted into Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., as an honorary member.

Presiding over the formal induction was Alpha Kappa Alpha’s International President Attorney Carolyn House Stewart.

In making the announcement, Stewart explained that an honorary membership is the highest membership category the Sorority presents. “Those who are inducted,” she said, “represent the highest standards of character, courage and womanhood. Through her creativity, trailblazing work in film, and her passion towards her craft, Ava DuVernay embodies the Alpha Kappa Alpha ideal. Most of all, through her work, she serves the worldwide community. This commitment is captured in Alpha Kappa Alpha’s credo: ‘Providing service to all mankind.’” Stewart stressed that service is the core mission upon which the Sorority was founded in 1908.”

DuVernay’s achievements make her an ideal candidate for honorary membership. She has gained worldwide…

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USA TODAY: Report: Univ of Alabama Sororities Barred blacks

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Report: U. of Ala. sororities barred blacks

A report alleges sororities on campus would not invite black women to pledge.

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