Black Greeks: The Divine Nine of Social Action
Sunday, February 28th, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Are you aware of the role historically Black Greek-letter organizations and their members have played in the Black community and beyond? Join us for an exploration of the ongoing impact the Divine Nine, as they came to be known, have on the educational, economic, social and political advancements of the African American Community.
From their founding at American colleges and universities, Greek-letter organizations have contributed to the seminal moments of civil rights advancement, been a resource of support for students in their educational development and served as pillars of community action and involvement as they championed matters that impact the daily lives of African Americans.
About Ja’Milla Lomas
Ja’Milla Lomas, Smith College Class of 2000, has been a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, for more than 20 years. She was introduced to the world of the Divine Nine as a little girl growing up on the campus of a Historically Black University in a socially conscious family. Ja’Milla received her undergraduate degree in African American Studies and Government from Smith College, attended Howard University during her junior year domestic abroad, and earned her Master of International Business from the University of St. Thomas in Houston. Ja’Milla is regularly involved in sorority endeavors that promote political involvement, the arts, and educational empowerment.
Topic: Black Greeks: The Divine Nine of Social Action
Date: Sunday, February 28, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EST)
Limit: 100 participants
Cost: Free to Members and Non-members
You must be registered before 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 28th to join the event.
The Zoom link and password details will be shared by 5:00 pm on the day prior to the event and again two hours prior to the event.