A fascinating introduction to Alpha Kappa Alpha’s pioneering members - women who have been active, visionary barrier breakers, seizing every opportunity to make a difference throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This exhibit ensures that their empowering stories continue to inspire and are not left out of recorded history.
Far Western Region
First African American woman to win a Grammy (1959). This pioneer was celebrated as the "First Lady of Jazz." She was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame for her contributions as a renowned jazz singer.