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Step Afrika! 20th Anniversary Home Performance Series

Jason Williams | Posted 06.11.2015 | Black Voices
Jason Williams

If this Home Performance Series gives us any indication into the future of Step Afrika!, it will be connected to its history, aware and willing to remark on the present, while looking to inspire the next

The End Of 'Sorority Sisters'? That Was Fast

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 01.21.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — VH1 is pushing the debut season of "Sorority Sisters" to a quick end after facing criticism for the reality show's depiction of b...

Alpha Kappa Alpha, First Greek-Letter Sorority for African-American Women, Celebrates 107 Years and Still Counting

Kate Kelly | Posted 03.18.2015 | Education
Kate Kelly

A human need shared by all is "to belong." Whether it was gathering for a quilting bee, meeting at a local tavern, going to religious services regu...

WATCH: 'Sorority Sisters' Respond To Critics

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.13.2015 | Black Voices

Last Spring, VH1 drew controversy following the announcement of their then-developing project, “Sorority Sisters,.” The show's trailer was immedia...

Black Fraternities & Sororities Band Together To Shut Down Mona Scott-Young's Latest Project

Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.17.2014 | Black Voices

For years, Mona Scott-Young has been behind the scenes effortlessly crafting the careers of Busta Rhymes, Missy Elliott and 50 Cent, to name a few. ...

WATCH: Black Greeks Introduce Michael Jackson To Stepping

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Even the legendary King of Pop had to take some dance lessons. This week, footage surfaced of Michael Jackson allegedly watching members of black ...

WATCH: Alphas, AKAs And Deltas Stepping In The 80s And 90s

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

If you're a member of a black Greek letter organization, there's no doubt you have fond memories of performing community service projects, throwing pa...

I Am Black And I Am Proud That I Attended a Predominately White College

Toya Corbett | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Toya Corbett

To my HBCU friends, we do know how to celebrate homecoming at majority institutions. We cherish our undergraduate experience as much as you do. Believe it or not, my "blackness" was amplified at UNC Charlotte. I knew I had no choice but to stand tall and to be a voice for our culture and race on campus.

#DST100 Descends Upon DC, Aims To Beat AKA World Record

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.15.2013 | Black Voices

History is built on rivalries. You know, the kind of no-holds-barred competition that famously pit Ali vs. Frazier, Coke vs. Pepsi, Alpha Kappa Alpha ...

AKA Lawsuit Takes Interesting Turn

Posted 04.13.2013 | Black Voices

The lawsuit against the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. chapter on Howard University's campus has taken an interesting turn as the organization is bei...

Group Of Gay Men Attempt To Sue Into Historic Sorority

Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 06.19.2012 | College

A group of gay men known as the MiAKAs are filing a lawsuit against the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated for gender discrimination. MiAKA,...

Al Sharpton Joins Forces With Fraternities And Sororities In Anti-Hazing Campaign

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 06.01.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Alarmed by the recent hazing death of a Florida A&M University band student, a coalition of black fraternities and sororities joined wit...

Audit Finds Sorority Leader Commissioned Wax Statue Of Herself With Organization's Funding

Posted 03.23.2012 | Chicago

An audit of a Chicago-based national sorority has found significant accounting problems, seemingly at the hands of the organization's top officials. ...