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Phenomenal women of Tau Gamma Delta Sorority, Inc.


Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — Endowed with lighthearted spirits, creative minds and progressive ideas, a group of young business women gathered in 1942, in Detroit, Michigan to form a club. “Let’s have a Sorority!” said founder Juanita Parnell. So it was born, a sorority of business and professional women ever growing and attracting thousands of women across the land. Tau Gamma Sorority, Inc. was founded at Lewis Business College under the name of Phi Gamma Delta Sorority in 1942. The name was changed to Tau Gamma Delta Sorority, Inc. on October 17, 1951.

The eight founders, affectionately called “Pearls”, envisioned the organization spreading the word near and far. The pathway was made to be illuminated by the symbol of a “Star”; reaching many women in business and professional fields. Today, the vision is linked from coast to coast with chapters in the central, eastern, southern and western regions of the United States, led by a dynamic leader- Supreme Basileus Jessie Freeman of Los Angeles, California.

Tau Gamma Delta Sorority, Inc. has a tri-fold purpose including aiding worthy students in education, promoting reputable standards for growth and harmony in sisterhood and to further community and civic activities. Among their achievements, they are proud to be associated with the: NAACP, NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN, INC. , THE UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND DRIVE, NATIONAL AWARD FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND CHARITIES, WELFARE LEGISLATURE and A.I.D.S. CRISIS. The sorority renders service at all times to the needy and the ill, sponsoring educational progress and promoting good will. Adding to their many services, they strive to serve humanity. The members of Tau Gamma Delta enjoy a bi-annual meeting of the minds called “Boulé” where sorority business, including furthering community and civic service, takes place. The 54th Boulé was hosted in July 2012 in Durham, NC also known as “The Bull City.”

The group comments, “The spirit of our Founders, those phenomenal women, made yesterday’s dreams today’s hope and tomorrow’s goal; our history was not just written, it is being lived! They fervently hope and we happily pray that God will bless us as we continue on our way, that as sorors we will work always in unity, to continue to build a great TAU GAMMA DELTA SORORITY; thus ‘Illuminating The Pathway’.”

For more details, visit www.taugammadeltasororityinc.com

Photo Caption: The Epsilon Omega Chapter of Tau Gamma Delta Sorority, Inc. (Charlotte, NC) with chapter President Sherika D. Mays

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