Attorney General, Senator Allyson Maynard Gibson, shown here with Recording Artist and Actress Brandy Norwood, attended the 66th Alpha Kappa Alpha Boule in Charlotte, North Carolina on July 16th, 2014. Senator Maynard Gibson and Norwood were inducted as Honorary Members, the highest honor bestowed by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
The sorority was founded in 1908 on the Howard University Campus. Notable Honorary Members include luminaries such as Mrs. Rosa Parks, Dr. Maya Angelou, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Ms. Ella Fitzgerald, Dr. Keva Bethel, Mrs. Leah Tutu, Dame Nita Barrow, Mrs. Elinor Guggenheimer, Ms. Belva Davis, Judge Cheryl Albury, Judge Joyce London Alexander, Ms. Margaret Busby, Dr. Mae Jemison, Mrs. Carmen de Lavallade-Holder and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt.
Senator Maynard Gibson was humbled by the honor and expressed her gratitude. She stated that with God’s help she intends to continue to uphold the principles and tenets of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.