The Ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Paint Atlanta Pink and Green

Approximately 20,000 African-American women painted ATL pink and green this week at Alpha Kappa Alpha’s 67th International Convention—or Boulé—held in Atlanta, GA. 

 

Aside from conducting the business of the sorority, the community service-based organization founded on January 15, 1908 on the campus of Howard University, will carry out several acts of service including the packaging of 100,000 meals in collaboration with Stop Hunger Now, participate in playground restoration projects at local parks and schools, and holding a school supply and backpack donation drive. Through sisterhood and service, these ladies are officially taking the southern city over. 

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Newly inducted honorary members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. include Breast Cancer Champion Karen Eubanks Jackson, Ambassador Susan Denise Page, Attorney Judy A. Smith a.k.a. ‘The Real Olivia Pope’, Actress Euphemia L. “Tika” Sumpter and U.S. Deputy Surgeon General Sylvia Trent-Adams, pictured with International President Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson.

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AKA members Nadia and Erica strike a pretty pose between business sessions at the Georgia World Congress Center.

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AKA members look gorgeous in white following the sorority’s Ecumenical Service.

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Author, actress and AKA lady Monyetta Shaw looks gorgeous in green at the ‘Pearls in the City’ reception.

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These ladies know just how much pinkies, pearls and pretty girls go together posing between business sessions at the Georgia World Congress Center.

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Okay pretty ladies now let’s get in formation!

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First time Boule attendee Ariana takes a second to show off her smile and ivies for the ‘gram.

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Ivies up for the all of the natural haired AKA’s looking pretty in Atlanta for Boule.

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These AKAs are all smiles between business sessions at the Georgia World Congress Center.

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AKA member Danielle took some time between business sessions to fellowship with her home chapter, having a great time (and what looks like delicious cookies!).

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AKA members of the Jackson, MS based chapter—Beta Delta Omega—smile while celebrating a ‘Legacy of Sisterhood and Worldwide Impact.’

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There’s no such thing as too much pink and green when it comes to AKA’s! Just look at how gorgeous these two ladies are.

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AKA member Crystal knows that sometimes you just want to kick up your heels smile when you’re surrounded by sisters.

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Pinkies and smiles pair nicely for these AKA’s posing at the Georgia World Congress Center.

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A pretty AKA member takes a second to pose between business sessions at the Georgia World Congress Center.

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When it comes to Boule, you can never go wrong with an ivy photo! Just ask these lovely ladies.

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Taking a break from service for a little sisterhood, these AKA’s are literally painting ATL pink and green.

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AKA members show off their killer smiles and their pretty lean following the sorority’s Ecumenical Service.

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This is what happens when you mix pretty girls, an ivy lined walkway, mirrors and a photographer together.

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This pretty girl knows ivies and pearls are a SERIOUS MATTER.

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