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

Madam C. J. Walker’s 150th Birthday (December 23, 2017)

Posted on 12/23/2017 at 10:48am
Madam C. J. Walker was born 150 years ago on December 23, 1867.

Madam C. J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove on December 23, 1867 on the same Delta, Louisiana plantation where herread 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 >

Watoto from the Nile’s “Letter to Lil Wayne” Makes My Day

Posted on 06/03/2011 at 8:05pm

When you write for a living, you never know where your words will land. You always hope your messages willread more >