Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Has Inspired a Community to “Get on the Bus- Calling All Black Women to the Bridge”

News | 2/28/2020

  

   

South Palm Beach County Alumnae Chapter is leading almost fifty people on a historic trip in Commemoration of the 55th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March Across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Bloody Sunday, and the Passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

 
   

FEBRUARY 28, 2020, BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA -- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., has partnered with Salute Selma, Inc., to commemorate the sacrifices and success of scores of African Americans from around the country for Selma's Annual 55th Bridge Crossing Commemoration on March 1, 2020.

 

A Historic "Pre-March Rally" will culminate with Selma's Historic Bridge Crossing Reenactment.  These events are strategically planned a few days prior to "Super Tuesday's" Democratic Party presidential primaries.  The March is aimed at invigorating and galvanizing the power of the Black vote.  The 2020 Presidential election has reignited African Americans and the value of our vote.

 

The 55th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery March - 2020 Bridge Crossing Bus Trip is sponsored by South Palm Beach County Alumnae Chapter.  Deltas from Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Lake Worth, West Palm Beach, Miami, Port St. Lucie, Ft. Pierce, Collier County, Tampa/St. Petersburg, and New Orleans will be joined by representatives from Gamma Zeta Sigma Chapter, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity; Eta Eta Sigma Chapter, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority; Omicron Upsilon Lambda Chapter, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity; and Mount Olive Baptist Church (Delray Beach) on the bus.  Transportation services are provided by Bus One LLC.  Sponsorship has been generously provided by Truiste Bank, Valley Bank, Riviera Beach Community Development Corporation, and KOP Mentoring Network, Inc. 

 

Activities also include visits to Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, the Legacy Museum, the new Rosa Parks Statue located in Montgomery Plaza, the National Voting Rights Museum & Institute, the Slavery and Civil War Museum, and the Lowndes Interpretive Center.

 

Participants will join thousands from around the country.   This contingent will be led by Chapter President, Rhonda Mack Rogers and joined by Miami Chapter President, Kay W. Dawson.

 

About South Palm Beach County Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
The Chapter’s mission is to promote exemplary public service by implementing initiatives and programs that advance the National Five-Point Programmatic Thrust of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and to continually strive to implement programs that have a positive impact on the community.

  

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