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The College Station-community home of Angela and Dexter Doyne was the setting for Wakanda Forever, an African-theme soiree that took place May 26 as a fundraiser for the Delta Presents Outreach Foundation. A separately maintained arm of the Little Rock Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the foundation provides various educational, cultural, self-development and public services.

Foundation chairman Virginia Morris Abrams and co-chairman Jannie Cotton greeted guests who'd been encouraged to show up in African attire. The attendees were ushered into an enclosed dining veranda to enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvers and beverages. Later, everyone stepped out to the loggia area overlooking the pool, around which a showcase of fashions by designer Korto Momolu took place. The Young Stars of Out Loud Artistry performed beforehand.

Gallery: Wakanda Forever, an African-themed soiree

The afternoon also included a Best Dressed contest, won by Wynona Bryant-Williams and Overdis McKenzie.

Borrowing from the name/slogan of the fictional, vibranium-rich African country from which Marvel Comic superhero Black Panther emerged, Wakanda Forever garnered proceeds that will be used for scholarships to be awarded to male high school seniors honored during Delta Sigma Theta's Delta Presents program. Cotton spoke briefly about the foundation.

The event also included tours of the Doyne home -- recently renovated to about double its former size, with the pool added, and benefiting from the creative talent of Leroy Womack of Designs on the Move.

High Profile on 06/09/2019

Print Headline: Wakanda forever!

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