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Troubles With The Sisterhood

Barbara McKinzie, who leads the nation's oldest black sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., is at the center of a lawsuit filed by several sorority sisters, who allege the misuse of funds.

Lawrence Ross, a member of the black fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and author of The Divine Nine: The History of African American Fraternities and Sororities in America, discusses the conflict and its potential impact on black "greek" life.

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