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Intern Spotlight: Debutante Daughters: Celebrating Black Life at Cotillion

Posted by: Ryan Reft

Lanai Huddleston, Archives History and Heritage Advanced Internship intern in the Manuscript Division, winter 2021, discusses the history of sororities and debutante balls in the African American community found in the Dupree African American Pentecostal Collection and materials in it derived from the Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Theta Omega Chapter of Raleigh, North Carolina, a sorority that includes Kamala Harris, Maya Angelou, Rosa Parks, and many other outstanding Black women.