3761Re: The Divine Literary Tour; the AKA Sorority & the AKA Barbie Doll
- Jul 12, 2008
This is great news, Wendy and thanks so much for
sharing with the Gen-Mixed color community this great
information about both the Divine Literary Tour
and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Centennial !!
Also ... listed below are a few additional links
which help to provide additional information
on the Alpha Kappa Alpha Centennial Event;
the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority; and the
Alpha Kappa Alpha Barbie Doll (which
was recently created by the Mattel ®
corporation in honor of Alpha Kappa
Alpha and the services that it has
provided to many American
communities for generations).
The Alpha Kappa Alpha Centennial
The Alpha Kappa Alpha Community
The Alpha Kappa Alpha Barbie Doll
(created by Mattel ® in honor of the AKA sorority)
"Wendy Coakley-Thompson" <me@...> wrote:
Please see the message below from Monica Carter Tagore,
one of the Divine Literary Tour's organizers and, if you're in DC,
come and check us out at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Centennial!
Wendy Coakley-Thompson, Ph.D.
Author, Back to Life and
What You Won't Do For Love
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSjofzKTHQ8----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, July 11, 2008 6:57 PM
Subject: DLT authors sign books in D.C.
at historic anniversary event
The Divine Literary Tour
Toschia Moffett, (254) 371-9898
July 11, 2008
History-making tour to be a part
of milestone anniversary event
Washington, DC -- The Divine Literary Tour will bring exciting
authors to this city as part of the celebration surrounding the
100th anniversary of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
The Divine Literary Tour is a first-of-its-kind tour of
authors coming together to promote literacy, unity and
the diversity on the African-American literary landscape.
The Divine Literary Tour includes both nonfiction
and fiction authors, as well as poets.
Authors who will be a part of the D.C. festivities
include Bern Nadette Stanis, who played Thelma
on CBS' 'Good Times', award winner Thomas
Brooks and performance poet Marc Lacy.
Other authors include Latasha Hines,
Richard James, Dr. Gregory Parks,
Trice Hickman, LaShon Williams,
Dr. Wendy Coakley-Thompson,
Fred Williams, Rhonda Lawson,
Monique Miller and Sylvester Lee.
The Divine Literary Tour will be at the Alpha Kappa Alpha
Centennial Celebration at the Washington Convention
Center daily, today through July 17, at booth 731.
Authors will autograph their books
and answer readers' questions.
Alpha Kappa Alpha is the oldest historically- black sorority in
the United States, and celebrates 100 years of service in a
weeklong D.C. celebration that will include a range of events.
The Divine Literary Tour, founded in 2005, includes members of the
black Greek organizations, including Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
In addition to celebrating authors, the tour
raises money for scholarships to support needy
but deserving students who want a higher education.
To learn more about The Divine Literary
Tour, visit www.thedivineliterarytour.com.
President, RootSky Creative
With intention and purpose,
Monica Carter Tagore
Publisher, Knowledge Wealth Series
Elevate your business instinct.
A resource for creative entrepreneurs.
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