Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a national service sorority, requires that its members exemplify and encourage high cultural, intellectual, and moral standards and that their actions exemplify the public and personal behaviors that reflect the ideals and principles espoused by the Sisterhood. Osceola Macarthy Adams. a founding member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., was one of the first Black actresses on Broadway. She was the Director of the Harlem School of the Arts and directed the theatrical debuts of Harry Belafonte and Sidney Poitier.
Members Area. For an optimal user experience, please use Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. Members Main National Area Conventions & Conferences Chapter Area Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 1707 New Hampshire Ave., NW Washington, DC 20009 Phone: (202) 986-2400. The Story Of How The First White Member Of Delta Sigma Theta Was A Segregationist’s Worst Nightmare. In 1961, Mulholland, along with Stokely Carmichael (the activist and later SNCC chairman), Hank Thomas, and others were arrested as Freedom Riders and brought to the most dreaded prison in Mississippi: Parchman Penitentiary, a jail in the Delta.
The poem "Delta Girl" was written by honorary member Mary McLeod Bethune.The poem embodies the ideals of a Delta Sigma Theta woman. Listed below are notable members of Delta Sigma Theta, and includes the Founders, Presidents, and members who excel in various fields including arts and entertainment, business, civil rights, education, health, law, politics, science, and sports.