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JOURNAL Spring 2016 s89 Commonwealth’s Attorney Mo-rales is a native of the city of Ports-mouth and is a member of the Ports-mouth Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is a 2001 graduate of I.C. Norcom High School. She is a 2004 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Norfolk State Uni-versity, where she received her Bach-elor of Arts degree, and a 2009 grad-uate of the College of William and Mary School of Law, where she re-ceived her Juris Doctorate degree. Attorney Morales is a wife and moth-er of four children. s Soror Salethia Mor-ris was recently elect-ed president of the Lambda Sigma Chap-ter of The Delta Kap-pa Gamma Society International. Delta Kappa Gamma Soci-ety was founded May 11, 1929 at Uni-versity of Texas in Austin by Dr. An-nie Webb Blanton. Mrs. Morris is the first African-American president of the Lambda Sigma Chapter and the seventeenth president. Soror Morris has been employed with the Fort Bend Independent School District based in Sugar Land, Texas since 1987. She has served as department head for three schools, and was elected as campus teacher of the year in 2003 – 2004. Soror Morris has a Bachelor of Sci-ence degree in elementary education from Grambling State University in Lou-isiana, obtained a Reading Recovery certification through the University of Houston, Victoria, and has English Sec-ond Language Learner certification. Other service commitments in-clude: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority In-corporated – Suburban Houston Fort Bend Alumnae Chapter; Suburban Sugar Land Women; and Covenant Glen United Methodist Church. Delta Kappa Gamma Society In-ternational provides educational op-portunities, services and resources on the local, state, and internation-al levels such as: donations of baby blankets; purses to battered women; high school prom dresses; supplies to the United States Organization (USO); and funds to improve educa-tional environments in Africa. s Soror Beverly Rob-inson, president of the National Civil Rights Museum and first vice president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.’s Mem-phis Alumnae Chap-ter, received the museum’s National Freedom Award at the group’s annual Freedom Award Dinner. Soror Robinson was lauded for her efforts and leadership for her role as president of the NCRM. Robin-son will be retiring this December. An endowment of $176,000 was named in her honor. Congratulations to Soror Robin-son for her leadership, dedication and vision during her tenure at the National Civil Rights Museum. Founded in 1935, Memphis Alum-nae remains dedicated to Delta’s core values of Sisterhood, Scholarship and Service. The chapter serves the Mem-phis, Tennessee area in numerous ca-pacities, most importantly, through public service and social action. s The Atlanta Hawks and Philips Are-na have named So-ror Nzinga Shaw as the organization’s new Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (CDIO). In this role, Soror Shaw is responsible for devel-oping and embedding diversity and inclusion best practices throughout the organization. She will design a strategic, cross-departmental pro-gram that creates deeper cultural awareness and sensitivity. Addition-ally, Shaw will serve as a member of the Executive Committee and pro-vide guidance to the leadership team so that they can engender inclusivity in every facet of the business. Soror Shaw most recently served as SVP of Diversity & Inclusion at Edelman, the world’s largest public relations agency. There she led the implementation of a global diversity and inclusion strategy. For her work, Shaw was selected by PR Week in Au-gust 2014 as a recipient of the 2014 40 Under 40 Award, and she was fea-tured in the Atlanta Business Chroni-cle in October 2014 as one of 15 wom-en to receive the inaugural “Women Who Mean Business Award” for her strength in creating viable work-place diversity and inclusion pro-grams. Soror Shaw is an alumna of Spelman College and the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to her work at Edelman, So-ror Shaw had been at the forefront of leading organizational change and driving diversity and inclusion at other large-scale companies such as Essence Magazine, the Yankees En-tertainment and Sports Network and the National Football League. s Soror Richardine Singleton-Brown was appointed as Magistrate Judge for North Area 2 in the City of North Charles-ton, South Carolina on April 30, 2015. The Investiture Ceremony was held on July 1, 2015 at North Charleston City Hall. She has been a Licensed Attor-ney in South Carolina from May 2010 to present. Soror Singleton-Brown earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politi-cal Science at the College of Charles-ton in 1999 and a Juris Doctor (JD) Degree at the Charleston School of Law in 2008. She was initiated into Delta Sigma Theta through the North Charleston Alumnae Chapter on Feb-ruary 11, 2000 and is a Diamond Life Member. Her professional and commu-nity affiliations are with the Single-ton- Brown Law Firm, LLC, Owner; North Charleston Alumnae Chapter; Charleston First Steps Board of Di-rectors; St. James Foundation Board of Directors; St. James Presbyteri-an Church Scholarship Committee Member; South Carolina Bar Associ-ation; South Carolina Association for Justice Member; Charleston Harbour


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