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Myrlie Evers-Williams, Civil Rights leader and member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will speak at the 2013 Presidential Inauguration.    This will be the first time a woman and the first time a layperson has been chosen to perform the invocation.

[Myrlie Evers-Williams is a civil rights activist and journalist who worked for over three decades to seek justice for the murder of her civil rights activist husband Medgar Evers in 1963

Roy Wilkins(Omega Psi Phi Fraternity), Floyd McKissick(Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity), Dorothy Height(Delta Sigma Theta Sorority), A.Philip Randolph (Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity), Whitney Young (Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity), and Dr. Martin Luther King (Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity)    This is a grand legacy.

Civil Rights Leader Dorothy Height Dies at Age 98

Dorothy Height in center with Roy Wilkins, Floyd McKissick, A. Philip Randolph, Whitney Young, and Martin Luther King. Courtesy of National Park Service;

Rep. Barbara Jordan, D-Texas, joins Carter at the podium after his acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in New York City in 1976.  AP

Barbara Jordan, D-Texas, joins Carter at the podium after his acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in New York City in AP

Deaweh Benson of Eta Kappa chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is Valedictorian of the Spelman College Class of 2012

Deaweh Benson is the valedictorian of the Spelman College class of A psychology major, English minor, with a GPA, Benson leaves her mark at Spelman College as a Phi Beta Kappa inductee with a dedication to both academics and campus lead.

Crimson and Cream: Notable Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. | Leontyne Price

Crimson and Cream: Notable Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc…

Oprah welcomes her guests to the Legends Luncheon. Dorothy Height and Shirley Caesar.

The Legends Luncheon

Dorothy Height and Shirley Caeser in 2005 at a Legends Luncheon hosted by Oprah Winfrey

Former Highland Park Highshool guidance counselor now National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.. My Soror & President Dr. Paulette C. Walker.

Former Highland Park High Shool guidance counselo,r now National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. My Soror & President Dr.

Sorors Shes got a hat MADE OF VIOLETS!! Gotta love Cisily Tyson

2010 Black Women in Hollywood Event

Crimson and Cream: Notable Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. | Aretha Franklin

Crimson and Cream: Notable Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Crimson and Cream: Notable Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. | Patricia Roberts Harris

The second woman who influenced my decision to pledge Delta. Crimson and Cream: Notable Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

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