ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC. INDUCTS AVA DuVERNAY INTO SORORITY AS HONORARY MEMBER

Ava DuVernay Named Honorary Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha

The filmmaker was recognized for representing "the highest standards of character, courage and womanhood"

by JET, July 08, 2014

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ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC. INDUCTS AVA DuVERNAY INTO SORORITY AS HONORARY MEMBER

(left) Ava DuVernay and AKA National President Carolyn House Stewart Esq.

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Alpha Kappa Alpha’s International President, attorney Carolyn House Stewart, formally inducted Ava DuVernay into the sorority as an honorary member. DuVernay is an award-winning writer, producer, director and distributor of independent films. She has earned the highest industry awards, including the Best Director Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

Among some of the best of her films are Middle of Nowhere and This is The Life. She also directed an episode of ABC’s top-rated drama series, Scandal. Her upcoming film, SELMA, will debut on December 25, 2014.

Read it at JET.

 
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