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Black Greekdom Mourns The Death Of Fort Valley State Student & Member Of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Taylor Moore

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It is with much regret that we inform you that on Thursday, Taylor Moore, a Fort Valley State University student and member of the Alpha Beta Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. died in a one-car accident.

Peach County Coroner, Kerry Rooks, said that the crash happened sometime after 2 a.m. on Carver Drive when Taylor’s car lost control on a curve, flipped and struck a tree near her college’s campus. Taylor died on the scene and was noticed by a passerby around 7 a.m.

Moore, originally from Powder Springs, was a senior communications major according to a news release from the college.

FVSU will hold a memorial service for Moore on Thursday Sept. 10th at the C.W. Pettigrew Center that will be followed by a candle lighting ceremony along the Wildcat Plaza near the Greek Walk.

Interim FVSU President, Jessica Bailey, opened up about Taylor’s death in a news release:

“We are devastated by this loss as the death of any member of Fort Valley State’s community impacts us all. On behalf of the campus community, we offer our sincerest condolences to her family and friends during this difficult time.”

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating is investigating the accident.

Currently friends, family and sorority members are mourning Taylor’s death on social media. Take a look at some of their posts below:Screen Shot 2015-09-04 at 6.25.03 PM Screen Shot 2015-09-04 at 6.26.04 PM

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This Alpha Kappa Alpha Member is Making History by Opening the First Chick-fil-A in Downtown Los Angeles

Ashley Derby, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Spelman graduate, made history in 2011 when she became the youngest African-American female franchise owner in the history of Chick-fil-A at 26 years old. She making history again by bringing the franchise to downtown Los Angeles.

Derby is an Atlanta native who started working at Chick-fil-A as a teenager to save money for a car. She stuck with the company through her undergrad years at Spelman. Because of her boss’ advice, Derby switched her major to focus on economics and applied for leadership roles at the restaurant.

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In undergrad, she was initiated into Spelman’s Mu Pi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

With my girls in spirit this year – Happy SpelHouse Homecoming! 💙❤️ #Spelman

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After graduating, Derby did three years of management and development programs for Chick-fil-A before opening a franchise near the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

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The AKAs at Southeastern Louisiana University Just Did a Law & Order Themed Yard Show

The ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha at Southeastern Louisiana University just did a Law & Order themed yard show to start off their fall semester!

COURT IS NOW IN SESSION! The Illustrious Lambda Omicron Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha at Southeastern Louisiana University presented their first Fall 2017 “Pretty Wednesday” yard show after 9 years of coming back to the campus.

Watch Lambda O’s Law & Order: Kase Klosed yard show presentation below!


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The AKAs at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Are STUNNING

The women of Alpha Kappa Alpha at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are STUNNING.

The ladies Spring 2015 line of the Iota Phi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. recently celebrated their AKAversary and they teamed up with photographer was Don Lundy from Lundy Lenses (@lundylenses), a member of the Kappa Kappa chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi to take some amazing pictures.

Check out the photos from their photo shoot below!

  

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