Happy Birthday, Langston Hughes! (A’Lelia Walker and Langston Hughes)

Posted on 02/01/2016 at 7:14pm
Langston Hughes

Happy Birthday, Langston Hughes and Happy Black History Month 2016! For my A’Lelia Walker biography, I’m in the midst ofread more >

Happy 148th Birthday to Madam C. J. Walker!

Posted on 12/23/2015 at 10:22am
MW Portrait Color aleliabundles.com MadamWalkerFamilyArchives 8-28-2015 for BIO

Today — December 23, 2015 — is the 148th anniversary of Madam C. J. Walker’s birth! She was born Sarahread more >

A’Lelia Walker and Pope Pius XI (Rome 1922)

Posted on 09/22/2015 at 5:18pm
Pope Pius XI in February 1922

As President Obama greeted Pope Francis on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base this afternoon, I couldn’t help butread more >

A’Lelia Walker’s 1924 Visit to Atlantic City

Posted on 04/03/2015 at 12:06pm
A'Lelia Walker with Everett Johnson on the beach in front of the Traymore Hotel. (aleliabundles.com/WalkerFamilyArchives)

Discreetly poured cocktails under the pavilion of George Walls’s Texas Avenue bathhouse and sunrise at Indiana Avenue beach made Atlanticread more >

The Future of Villa Lewaro: Madam Walker’s Dream of Dreams

Posted on 10/26/2014 at 3:06pm
Villa Lewaro, Madam C. J. Walker's Irvington, NY home (David Bohl/Historic New England)

During the week of October 19, 2014 the National Trust for Historic Preservation featured Villa Lewaro, Madam Walker’s Irvington-on-Hudson, Newread more >