Author Archives: A'Lelia Bundles

About A'Lelia Bundles

A'Lelia Bundles is an author, journalist, public speaker and president of the Madam Walker/A'Lelia Walker Family Archives. Her book, On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker, was a NY Times Notable Book. For more information visit www.aleliabundles.com

A’Lelia Walker’s Sterling Silver Flask and the Annual Howard-Lincoln Football Game

A’Lelia Walker’s Monogrammed Flask (from the Madam Walker/A’Lelia Walker Family Archives of A’Lelia Bundles http://www.aleliabundles.com) A’Lelia Walker (1885-1931), the only daughter of entrepreneur and philanthropist Madam C. J. Walker, rarely missed a Howard-Lincoln football game between 1918 and 1931. This rivalry … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday A’Lelia Walker (June 6, 1885)

My great-grandmother and namesake, A’Lelia Walker (1885-1931), loved getting flowers on her birthday! Orchids. Dahlias. Gladiolas. Roses. She had everything else–houses, diamonds, furs, cars–plus great friends, a gregarious spirit and a love of life. Well, almost everything, but you’ll have … Continue reading

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TheRoot.com names A’Lelia Walker a “Gutsy Black Heroine”

Thanks to Linda Villarosa and TheRoot.com for including A’Lelia Walker on its 2011 Women’s History Month list of “Gutsy Black Heroines.” http://www.theroot.com/multimedia/black-womens-history

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A’Lelia Walker

A’Lelia Walker circa 1927 from A’Lelia Bundles’s Walker Family Archives A’Lelia Walker–entrepreneur Madam C. J. Walker’s only daughter, was a patron of the arts and an iconic figure of the Harlem Renaissance. Poet Langston Hughes called her the “joy goddess … Continue reading

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Welcome to A’Lelia Walker’s Blog

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