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Happy Founders Day to the wonderful women of Alpha Kappa Alpha! The first sorority for African-American women was founded 105 years ago today at Howard Univerity, where this photo was taken in 1945 by the legendary photographer, Addison N. Scurlock (1883-1964). Photo: Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

A’Lelia Mae Perry (Bundles), great-granddaughter of Madam C.J. Walker and daughter of Mae Walker, with her AKA sorors at Howard circa 1946. Ms. Perry is third from the right on the front row. Photo courtesy of her daughter, A’Lelia Bundles