Congratulations to the ladies of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. for reaching 100 years! When you’re alongside women like Betty Jean Sanders-Shabazz, Coralie Franklin Cook, Jacque Reid, Aretha Franklin and more, you know you’re in amazing company. From Civil Rights Leaders to on-screen starlets, the Deltas have a lot to be proud of!
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In 1913, the 22 women who founded the sorority managed to create history as they used their platform to march for women in the Women’s Suffrage March in Washington, D.C. Now 100 years later, these ladies have grown to say the least. This weekend, thousands of members gathered in Washington for three days of galas, public service projects and fellowship to celebrate the sorority’s 100th anniversary.
Check out some of the most famous faces of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
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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