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The Deltas Significantly Impact the Capital

As members of the world’s largest African-American women’s Greek-letter organization descended on the nation’s capital in a mid-July blanket of crimson and cream, it became clear to even the most baffled tourist that the women of Delta Sigma Theta...

More Like A Family Reunion

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The Rev. Dr. Gwendolyn E. Boyd has been on a special assignment—chairing the Centennial Celebrations of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, of which she has been a member for many years. “It is truly a very high honor to put...

Deltas Light the Torch in a Global Relay

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Throughout the past six months, an Olympic-style torch has been making its way across the United States—and even parts of the world. Its ultimate destination is Howard University in Washington, D.C., where its arrival will mark the launch of...

Honoring Civil Rights Pioneers

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Baltimore Area Chapters recognized the efforts of Civil Rights Pioneers in Baltimore during the 1955 and 1963 sit-ins at Read’s Drug Store, Northwood Theatre and the Hecht Company’s Rooftop Restaurant. This day was part of the Maryland activities commemorating the...

Murphy Legacy

On behalf of the Afro American family of newspapers and the family of Founder Vashti Turley Murphy, we welcome Sorors, family and friends to the Centennial Celebration of Deltas Sigma Theta Sorority during the 51st National Convention. This is a...

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 51st National Convention

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 51st National Convention July 11-17, 2013 - Washington, DC OPEN PUBLIC EVENTS    THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013     ·         9:00 AM - DELTA SIGMA THETA WAY - Street Unveiling o   National Headquarters 1700-1800 block of New Hampshire Avenue is...

A Leader with a Servant’s Heart

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Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre has led the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority through a tumultuous period in U.S. and world history. It is an era of inspiring highs, such as the election and re-election of America’s first Black president and the...

Delta Outreach–Exceeded Only by Its Vision

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On March 3, 1913, the day before the inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson, 5,000 women marched along the streets of Washington, D.C. “in a spirit of protest against the present political organization of society, from which women ...

The Deltas are Coming!

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The lighting of an Olympic-style torch at Howard University on July 11 will launch the 51st National Convention of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., part of a year-long celebration of the group’s 100-year legacy of Black sisterhood, advocacy and service. The last...

Baltimore Civil Rights Pioneers Feted in Delta Sigma Theta Event

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African Americans who played pivotal roles in Baltimore's Civil Rights Movement were honored at a recent ceremony organized by Delta Centennial Torch Tour Baltimore-Annapolis. Dozens of people were on hand May 19 for a program entitled "Civil Rights Reflections:...

Deltas Celebrate Centennial with Suffrage March Redux

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The year was 1913 and at Howard University, 22 women were organizing to create the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. At the same time, women all across America were agitating for the right to vote. In March of that year, women...

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