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 >

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
MW Obit HEADLINES 1

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 >