Delta (Greek Life)
The Story Of How The First White Member Of Delta Sigma Theta Was A Segregationist’s Worst Nightmare
Did you know that the first white member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., was a freedom rider who was hunted by the KKK for working to desegregate the south named Joan Trumpauer Mulholland? Mulholland was born in 1941 and raised in Arlington, Virginia. Her great-grandparents were slave owners in Georgia who after the United […]
Instagram post by Chester • Feb 20, 2016 at 9:42pm UTC
@knighttimemanag - Joan Trumpauer Mulholland is an American civil rights activist and a Freedom Rider from Arlington Virginia. She is known for taking part in sit-ins being the first white to integrate Tougaloo College in Jackson Mississippi and to be a part of #DeltaSigmaThetaSorority. Joining Freedom Rides and being held on death row in Parchman Penitentiary. She risked her relationship with her rich family her education at Duke University and her life in order to participate in the civil...