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Angela Bassett Is A Proud Member of Delta Sigma Theta

Did you know that Angela Bassett is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.?

The Hollywood actress was inducted into the sorority in 2013, the year it turned 100 years old along with former editor-in-chief of Essence Magazine Susan L. Taylor, Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Susan Johnson Cooke, engineer Lisa Jackson, journalist Paula Madison, and humanitarian Tererai Trent.

After her induction, Bassett took to social media to express her excitement about her new sisterhood.

“Thank you to the dynamic women of @DSTinc1913! I am honored as one of your newest Sorors! #DST100YEARS,” she tweeted.

Angela joined the ranks of sisterhood with other famous Deltas, including but not limited to Cicely Tyson, Natalie Cole, Soledad O’Brien, Ruby Dee Davis, Lena Horne, Shirley Chisholm, Dr. Betty Shabazz, Roberta Flack, Nikki Giovanni, Leontyne Price, Kym Whitley, Keisha Knight Pulliam, Jacque Reid, Gwen Ifill, Carol Moseley-Braun, Aretha Franklin, Barbara Jordan, Shirley Ceaser, Judith Jamison, Dr. Regina Benjamin, Vashtie M. McKenzie.

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