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Alpha Kappa Alpha, ‘unsung heroes’ of civil rights, in Charlotte for convention

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority will gather in uptown this weekend as the Charlotte Convention Center hosts 11,500 women who fought many of the grass-roots battles that led to Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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