“Our stories are our power. I write the books I wish had been written for me.”


About A’Lelia

A’Lelia Bundles is an engaging public speaker and skilled MC.

An award-winning journalist and author, she founded the Madam Walker Family Archives, is a Columbia University trustee and immediate past chairman of the National Archives Foundation. A former network television news executive and producer, she has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, C-Span, NPR and BBC and spoken at Harvard Business School, Spelman College and dozens of corporations, book festivals and women’s conferences. Here’s her bio

Based on the Life of Madam C.J. Walker

A’Lelia’s Non-Fiction Biography On Her Own Ground is the “inspiration” for Self Made, the fictional 4-part Netflix series starring Octavia Spencer.

Want to know what’s fact and what’s fiction? Click here to learn what A’Lelia thinks about the series.

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