Alexis Margaret Herman (1947- )

Alexis Herman, US Secretary of Labor, political activist, civic leader, social worker, and entrepreneur, was born on July 16, 1947 in Mobile, Alabama to politician Alex Herman and educator Gloria Caponis.  Herman graduated from Heart of Mary High School in Mobile in 1965 and enrolled … Read MoreAlexis Margaret Herman (1947- )

Gloria Dean Randle Scott (1938- )

Civic and educational leader Gloria Dean Randle Scott, the first African-American president of the Girl Scouts of America and the twelfth president of Bennett College, was born on April 14, 1938 in Houston, Texas to Juanita Bell and Freeman Randle.  Scott grew up in Houston, … Read MoreGloria Dean Randle Scott (1938- )

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (1913- )

Image Ownership: Public Domain Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Delta), one of four college sororities for African American women, was founded on January 13, 1913 on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. by 22 colligate women. Delta is a nonprofit organization whose principles … Read MoreDelta Sigma Theta Sorority (1913- )