Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® was founded on January 15, 1908 on the campus of Howard University in Washington D.C. Led by Ethel Hedgeman Lyle, a group of twenty women became the founding pearls of our illustrious sorority. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. became the first black Greek-letter organization established by and for college-educated African American women. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. received its incorporation on January 29, 1913. Today, Alpha Kappa Alpha's legacy continues as we fulfill its purpose: to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature and to be of Service to All Mankind.
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