The president and the Deltas
President Barack Obama met with leaders of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, congratulating them on their 100-year anniversary. The Deltas held their annual convention July 11-17 in Washington, D.C. The president acknowledged the Delta’s long history of community service, mentorship, and advocacy work in communities across the country. Among those in attendance were past national presidents Mona Bailey, Gwendolyn Boyd and Frankie Freeman; Congresswoman and past national president Marcia Fudge, member and former Labor Secretary Alexis Herman, National President Cynthia Butler-McIntyre and honorary member and Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook.