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In Greek News: Sandra Bland’s Mother Gets Inducted Into Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

The weather may have had rain in its forecast in the Midwest but Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated’s forecast says sunshine all the way in the Southeast. It’s a great day for the ladies of the Rhoyal Blue and Gold because as each passing day they are still haunted by the tragic loss of their own Sandra Bland who was a dedicated member and a very outspoken activist to the things that affect humanity primarily the African-American community.

We know that Sandra Bland is smiling and rejoicing today because her mother Geneva Reed-Veal was inducted into the organization on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at the organizations Southeastern’s 76th Annual Regional Conference which took place in beautiful Miami, Florida

Geneva Reed

Photo Credit: Sigma Gamma Rho

Reed-Veal’s induction has sent waves of joyous emotions throughout the organization. She stated:

  “I am honored to be apart of the sisterhood, I can now finish out Sandy’s legacy she loved the kids and education and now I can be an extended arm of that”.

Reed-Veal was not the only induction that has the organization jumping for joy. A young woman who has been an activist on behalf of Sandra Bland was also extended the arms of sisterhood. Hanna Adair Bonner was inducted alongside Sandra Bland’s mother and her words she spoke to the members were

“I’m grateful to my sisters of Sigma Gamma Rho for welcoming me in and look forward to working together to make sure the world HEARS HER”(referring to Sandra Bland).

Hanna Adair Bonner

Photo Credit: Sigma Gamma Rho

The ladies of Sigma Gamma Rho are so very excited to have these two amazing women now in the fold of their sisterhood.  The new inductees are eager to work alongside their sisters and bring about change in our communities.  The passion and legacy of the late Sandra Bland will most definitely be their driving force and we have no doubts that they will be diligent and successful.

EarHustle411 sends congratulations to Geneva Reed-Veal and Hanna Adair Bonner on their inductions and kudos to Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated, the Southeastern Region phenomenally led by their leader Rasheeda Liberty for the fantastic job on the 76th Annual Southeastern Regional Conference.  Keep working that “Greater Service, Greater Progress”.


Photo Credit: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority’s aim is to enhance the quality of life within the community. Public service, leadership development and education of youth are the hallmark of the organization’s programs and activities. Sigma Gamma Rho addresses concerns that impact society educationally, civically, and economically.

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