Charlotte Alumnae Chapter

Social Action – Crimson Brews

The Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated understands that politics can be complex and difficult to follow so we’ve made it easy to sip with our “Crimson Brews” Instagram Live shows! On this platform, we invite candidates, elected officials and community leaders for a live discussion on current events, happenings and the latest news as it relates to the political happenings that impact our lives.

NEW! Topic: Running Under Fire: Resilience and Running For Office as a Black Woman

Click here to join Instagram Live on Sunday March 3, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. 

Participants: Elected Officials


Topic: Bonds, Buildings and Your Ballot!

Participants: Stephanie Sneed, Vice Chair of the CMS Board of Education and Reverend Jordan Boyd


Topic: Charlotte City Council District 6 Candidates Forum

Participants: Dr. Stephanie Hand and incumbent Tariq Bokhari


Topic: Hemp Plants, Pardons and Policy: Understanding the Decriminalization of Marijuana in Congress 

Participants: Representative Kelly M. Alexander


Topic: Shattering Glass Ceilings with Stilettos: Women Who Have Blazed Trails

Participants: Dr. Ada Bacetty; Freda Lester; and Attorney Angelique Vincent – Hamacher


Topic: Mecklenburg County School Board – District Four Candidates Forum (2022)

Participants: Stephanie Sneed; Carol Sawyer; and Clara Witherspoon


Topic: Bonds, Ballots and Building

Participants: Nicholas Glass; and Soror Alysia Osborne


Topic: Mecklenburg County – Equity Plans and Homelessness

Participants: Chairman George Dunlap, Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners


Topic: Councilwoman Victoria Watlington 

Participants: Councilwoman Dr. Victoria Watlington and Sherry Waters


The following participants have joined us at Crimson Brews:

Dr. Ada Bacetty
Department Chief
United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Kelly M. Alexander
North Carolina State Representative

George Dunlap
Chairman, Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners

Victoria Watlington
Councilwoman, District 4


Stephanie Sneed
Vice Chair, Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board


Alysia Osborne
Assistant Director for the City of Charlotte
Project Manager for CLT Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan