African-American sorority coming to UNM

University of New Mexico UNM

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A historically black sorority is making its way to New Mexico.

Alpha Kappa Alpha will soon make its home at the University of New Mexico.

This will make it the first undergraduate chapter at UNM and is the oldest Greek-letter sorority established by African American female students.

Some notable members include novelist Toni Morrison, jazz artist Cassandra Wilson and actress Phylicia Rashad who played Clair Huxtable on the Cosby Show. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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