AKA sorority members celebrate Kamala Harris inauguration
Alpha Kappa Alpha declared on Twitter that Jan. 20 would be Soror Kamala D. Harris Day and encouraged members to share photos of their celebrations with the hashtag #KamalaHarrisDay. Shelby, a member of the Alpha Psi chapter of AKA, had hoped to wear her pearls at the inauguration in Washington, D.C. So countless AKA members celebrated the historic moment in their living rooms, on Twitter and on Zoom calls. Alpha Kappa Alpha declared on Twitter that Jan. 20 would be Soror Kamala D. Harris Day, and encouraged members to share photos of their celebrations with the hashtag #KamalaHarrisDay. “I knew then that I was going to see Kamala Harris make history,” she said.
‘This is validation’: Alpha Kappa Alpha members reflect on Kamala Harris’ future as vice president
ROANOKE, VA – Kamala Harris will make history Wednesday when she is sworn in as the first African American and Asian American Vice President of the United States. Before most people knew her as vice president-elect, Americans knew Harris for her role as California’s Attorney General and later a U.S. Like Harris, Lori Baker-Lloyd, of Roanoke, is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) at Howard University. Baker-Lloyd said she’ll never forget how she felt when Harris officially became vice president-elect. “She’s coming into work, and she’s coming into work for the underserved.