ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY MEMBER ROSLYN BROCK
NAMED NAACP CHAIRMAN
The NAACP has selected health-care administrator Roslyn M. Brock as its chairman, marking the culmination of a generational shift for the historic civil rights organization. For the first time in NAACP's history, both its president and chair are too young to have personally experienced legalized segregation.
Brock, 44, takes the helm from civil rights pioneer Julian Bond. She will guide the association along with Benjamin Jealous, who at 37 is the youngest president in NAACP's history.
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HEADLINE 2010 NFL HALL OF FAME CLASS
“We are blessed to achieve this level of greatness together,” says Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity member, Brother Emmitt Smith. Smith and Brother Jerry Rice were two of the seven players named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, February 6th, the only first-year eligible players awarded the honor.
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DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY OBSERVES
NATIONAL CENSUS AWARENESS DAY
February 27, 2010 is designated as “Delta Sigma Theta Census Awareness Day.” Chapters throughout the country will use this day to educate their local communities about the importance of Census participation. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., founded in 1913, is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world (www.deltasigmatheta.com). The major programs of the Sorority are based upon the organization’s Five-Point Programmatic Thrust of: Economic Development, Educational Development, International Awareness and Involvement, Physical and Mental Health, and Political Awareness and Involvement.
KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY UNDERGRADUATES SUPPORT HAITI RELIEF EFFORTS THROUGH NATIONWIDE
“DINING WITH THE KAPPAS” FUNDRAISER
Under the guidance of the Junior Grand Vice Polemarch, Kristerpher J. Smith, January 27, 2010 is designated as the nationwide “Dining with the Kappas” day where Undergraduate chapters are asked to partner with any restaurant of their choice and host a fundraising day to raise donations for the Haiti relief efforts. The Grand Polemarch, Dwayne M. Murray, Esq. said, “I am elated and proud of the rapid response our undergraduate leaders have taken in response to the Haitian disaster. I ask all brothers to do all they can in support of the iKare initiative.”