Alpha Kappa Alpha Suspends VH1’s ‘Sorority Sisters’, Joy Hammond and April McRae

Joy Hammond; April McRae  TWITTER/VH1
Joy Hammond; April McRae

It looks as though two cast members of VH1’s Sorority Sisters have been suspended from their sorority. April McRae and Joy Hammond are members of Alpha Kappa Alpha, and according to Lawrence Ross, author of The Divine Nine: The History of African American Fraternities and Sororities, AKA’s official website shows that the women were suspended.

McRae and Hammond are members of the Chi Tau Omega and Lambda Epsilon Omega chapters, respectively. Their suspension date started on Dec. 26, 2014, and will be in effect until July 15, 2016.

Their show has had its fair share of controversy, including petitions and calls for boycotts since it debuted in December. Several advertisers removed their commercials from the show’s time slot after being urged by disgruntled viewers on Twitter. Members of the cast have even complained about receiving death threats.

Alpha Kappa Alpha also condemned the show with a statement posted on its official site:

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Source: The Root | 

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