Did you know that Sonia Sanchez is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha? Sanchez pledged the Lambda Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Sonia Sanchez (born Wilsonia Benita Driver) is an African-American poet, writer, and professor of American literature. She was a leading figure in the Black Arts Movement and has written over a dozen books of poetry. Her work has been published internationally in anthologies and literary journals.
In 1993, she received a Pew Fellowship in the Arts. In 2001, Franklin was awarded the Robert Frost Medal for her contribution to American poetry. She also influenced other African-American poets including Krista Franklin.
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