Crimson and Cream: Notable Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

The sorority turned 100 over the weekend.

Delta Sigma Theta Celebrates Centennial - As the women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. rang in 100 years of sisterhood on Jan. 13, BET.com takes a look at some of the sorority?s most famous members. ? Britt Middleton  (Photo: Delta Sigma Theta)

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Delta Sigma Theta Celebrates Centennial - As the women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. rang in 100 years of sisterhood on Jan. 13, BET.com takes a look at some of the sorority’s most famous members. – Britt Middleton (Photo: Delta Sigma Theta)

Keshia Knight Pulliam - (Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

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Keshia Knight Pulliam - (Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Soledad O'Brien: September 19 - The CNN anchor celebrates her 47th birthday. (Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

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Soledad O'Brien - (Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Woman of Her Craft - One of the reasons that Mara Brock-Akil is so influential in her field is that she worked hard way before she had any hits. From working on South Central, then gaining herself a staff writer position with Moesha, next taking her talents to The Jamie Foxx Show, the rest as they say...is history!  (Photo: Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images)

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Mara Brock Akil - (Photo: Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images)

Shirley Chisholm - Shirley Chisholm was the first Black woman elected to Congress in 1968, representing New York from 1969 until 1983. In 1972, she also became the first major-party Black candidate to run for president and was the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination. (Photo: Don Hogan Charles/New York Times Co./Getty Images)

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Shirley Chisholm - (Photo: Don Hogan Charles/New York Times Co./Getty Images)

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Myrlie Evers-Williams - (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP)

Patricia Roberts Harris - In 1976, educator and U.S. diplomat Patricia Roberts Harris became the first Black woman appointed to a presidential cabinet position. She served as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development under President Jimmy Carter. (Photo: Wikicommons)

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Patricia Roberts Harris - (Photo: Wikicommons)

Dorothy Height - Dorothy Height was honored with the Presidential Citizens' Medal in 1989 for distinguished service. (Photo: Wikicommons)

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Dorothy Height - (Photo: Wikicommons)

Barbara Jordan - (Photo: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Barbara Jordan - (Photo: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Dr. Nikki Giovanni  - Nikki Giovanni signs copies of her new book Hip Hop Speaks to Children at Books & Books on in Coral Gables, Florida. (Photo: Johnny Louis/WENN.com)

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Dr. Nikki Giovanni - Nikki Giovanni signs copies of her new book Hip Hop Speaks to Children at Books & Books on in Coral Gables, Florida. (Photo: Johnny Louis/WENN.com)

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Lena Horne - (Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Cicely Tyson - (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Cicely Tyson - (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Aretha Franklin  - Soul legend Aretha Franklin was the first woman ever inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. (Photo: JGM, PacificCoastNews.com)

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Aretha Franklin -  (Photo: JGM, PacificCoastNews.com)

Roberta Flack - (Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

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Roberta Flack - (Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Leontyne Price - (Photo: CBS/Landov)

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Leontyne Price - (Photo: CBS/Landov)

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Mary McLeod Bethune - (Photo: The Abbott Sengstacke Family Papers/Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images)

Natalie Cole - (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Latin Recording Academy)

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Natalie Cole - (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Latin Recording Academy)