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Remembering April 4, 1968

We all remember where we were on April 4, 1968. We remember when we first heard that Martin Luther King, Jr. had been shot. We remember learning soon after that he had died. Indeed, that he had been assassinated. We already had lived through the assassinations of...

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Free State of Jones

Free State of Jones tells the kind of Civil War era story that should have been on Hollywood screens a long time ago. And before that it should have been in the history textbooks I read in the 1950s and 1960s. Especially since it is based on real people and real...

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Madam Walker and The Doctors Dumas of Natchez

Combine clues in a faded 1916 letter with the algorithms of Facebook and the distance across decades wondrously evaporates…Imagine my delight a few days ago, when the universe again activated those two degrees of separation, this time to photojournalist Joseph Dumas, whose grandfather and great-uncle, had made a brief appearance in On Her Own Ground because of their hospitality to Madam Walker during a visit to Natchez, Mississippi. Read more at https://aleliabundles.com/blog-2/

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Serendipity: Family Photos

Walker Family Photos (A'Lelia Bundles's Walker Family Archives)Doing the research about the women in my family brings many incredibly serendipitous moments. Last fall out of the blue I received a call from a gentleman who had purchased these photos at an auction. My...

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On Her Own Ground Book Tour

  Click here for C-Span Video  On Her Own Ground Book Tour-Detroit 2001 I'm having a great time going through C-Span Book TV's archives. Hard to believe my book, On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker, is a decade old. Here's the presentation at...

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Baltimore-The Winner’s Summit

Title: Baltimore-The Winner's SummitLocation: Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards 110 S. Eutaw, Baltimore, MDLink out: Click hereDescription: Entrepreneur Deborah Hardnett presents three day conference featuring A'Lelia Bundles, Linda Clemons, Sheila...

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