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.
Cooke, Marvel Jackson
North Atlantic Region
Eta & Tau Omega Chapters
First African American woman to work for a white-owned mainstream newspaper (The Daily Compass) (1949). This pioneering soror wrote a series about the exportation of Bronx domestic workers after going 'underground' to verify practice.