Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently welcomed two amazing women into their sisterhood!
According to reports, actress Angela Bassett and former Essence Magazine editor-in-chief Susan Taylor were inducted into the sorority as honorary members on Saturday.
Bassett expressed her joy over Twitter. “Thank you to the dynamic women of @DSTinc1913! I am honored as one of your newest Sorors! #DST100YEARS,” she wrote.
The women of DST are currently celebrating their centennial year of sisterhood and service at the 51st National Convention in Washington, D.C.
Other famous members of the Crimson and Cream include Keisha Knight Pulliam, Cicely Tyson, Shirley Ceaser, Natalie Cole, Soledad O’Brien, Kym Whitley, Ruby Dee Davis and Lena Horne.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded on January 13, 1913 at Howard University.
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1. Ruby Dee
The legendary Ruby Dee was made an honorary member of the sorority.
2. Keshia Knight Pulliam
Keshia is a part of the Eta Kappa Chapter.
3. Sheryl Lee Ralph
Sheryl is an honorary member.
4. Adrienne Joi Johnson
Adrienne is in the Eta Kappa chapter.
5. T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh
T'Keyah is in the Beta Alpha chapter.
6. Daphne Maxwell Reid
Daphne is an honorary member.
7. Cicely Tyson
Cicely is an honorary member.
8. Shirley Caesar
Shirley is an honorary member.
9. Natalie Cole
Natalie is in the Upsilon chapter.
10. Roberta Flack
Roberta is in the Alpha chapter.
11. Aretha Franklin
Aretha is an honorary member.
12. Lena Horne
Lena Horne is an honorary member.
13. Melissa Harris Perry
Melissa in the Pi Omicron chapter.
14. Soledad O'Brien
Soledad is an honorary member.
15. Fanny Lou Hamer
Fanny Lou is