Madam Walker’s Mentors, Sister Friends and Rivals

Posted on 09/08/2019 at 6:13pm
Madam C. J. Walker (Madam Walker Family Archives)

I’ve written a lot about Madam C. J. Walker’s professional and financial achievements, but to truly understand who she wasread more >

A’Lelia Walker’s Three Husbands

Posted on 09/03/2019 at 8:30pm
A'LeliaWalker FurTrim WM MWFA 200 dpi for AAIHS 5-15-2019

Today’s installment in the A’Lelia Walker story is a quick overview of her three husbands: John Robinson, Wiley Merlio Wilson and James Arthurread more >

Remembering A’Lelia Walker on the Anniversary of Her Funeral

Posted on 08/22/2019 at 4:26pm
Funeral Newspaper Scurlock and Walker Employees

A’Lelia Walker — Harlem Renaissance patron of the arts and daughter of entrepreneur Madam C. J. Walker — was buriedread more >

The Real A’Lelia Walker Is Much More Interesting Than the Myth

Posted on 06/06/2019 at 11:20pm
A'Lelia Walker circa 1913

A’Lelia Walker was born 134 years ago today on June 6, 1885. I’ve written a lot about her since Iread more >

The Centennial of Madam C. J. Walker’s Death – May 25, 1919

Posted on 05/26/2019 at 7:38pm

On Sunday morning, May 25, 1919 – exactly 100 years ago this weekend – Madam C. J. Walker died atread more >