Dear CME Family,
On this Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. EST, join the Facebook Live interview as Dr. Skip Mason hosts a special Women's History Month event,"CME Women who served in the Divine Nine Leadership." The Divine Nine consist of the nine African American Greek Letter fraternities and sororities. We will remember and honor four outstanding women in the CME Church who served their respective sorority. They include:
Mrs. Maude Brown Porter (1895-1960), 7th Supreme Basileus of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (1931-1933) Educator and first African American woman officer of the Louisville Council of Church Women. Member of Brown Chapel CME Church in Louisville, Kentucky.
Dr. Yvonne Kennedy (1945-2012), 19th President, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (1988-1992). President of Bishop State College. Alabama State Representative and member of Stewart Memorial CME Church in Mobile, Alabama.
Mrs. Evelyn Hawkins Hood, 14th International Grand Basileus Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc . Retired Atlanta Public School Educator and member of West Mitchell Street CME Church in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mrs. Evelyn Brown, First Anti-Basileus and Creator, Stork Nest Project for Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and member of Butler Street CME Church in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, International Supreme Basileus Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Mrs. Beverly E. Smith, National President and CEO, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Mrs. Rasheeda S. Liberty, International Grand Basileus, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Mrs. Valerie Hollingsworth-Baker, International President, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton, Presiding Prelate, 5th Episcopal District