Alpha Kappa Alpha founders
Courtesy of Alpha Kappa Alpha

Founded in 1908 at Howard University, the sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha marks its 106-year anniversary today. Here are some notable members.

1. Phylicia Rashad
Alpha chapter
Actress

2. Toni Morrison
Alpha chapter
Author

3. Alicia Keys
Honorary member
Entertainer

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4. Maya Angelou
Honorary member
Author

5. Kamala Harris
Alpha chapter
First African-American and South Asian attorney general of California

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6. Eleanor Roosevelt
Honorary member
First lady of the United States, humanitarian

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7. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Eta Beta Omega chapter
First female president of Liberia

8. Wanda Sykes
Gamma Theta chapter
Comedian

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9. Edwidge Danticat
Theta Psi Omega chapter
Author

10. Jada Pinkett Smith
Honorary member
Actress