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On this day (November 12) in 1922, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was birthed at Butler University in Indianapolis. Their mission? To “enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action. Our goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development.” 

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Take a look at 9 celebrity members of Sigma Gamma Rho below…


1. Kelly Price

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Grammy-nominated R&B singer

2. MC Lyte

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 Hip-Hop recording artist

3. Vanessa Bell Armstrong

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Grammy-nominated gospel recording artist

4. Victoria Rowell

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Actress (The Young and the Restless), foster care activist

5. Maritza Correia McClendon

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First Puerto Rican of African descent in the US to set an American and World swimming record, 2004 Olympic Silver Medalist

6. Tonya Lee Williams

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Actress, The Young and the Restless

7. Renee Powell

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Retired professional golfer; second African American woman to play on the LPGA tour.

8. Martha Reeves

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R&B and pop singer, former politician, former lead singer of the Motown girl group “Martha and the Vandellas”

9. Hattie Mcdaniels

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Actress, Gone With the Wind, (1939)

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