News Archives

Audio + Newspaper, Magazine and Blog Articles

2020 Interviews & Articles

A’Lelia talks with WURD’s Solomon Jones (1-17-2019)

The Guardian “On Stage and Screen, Artists Back a Cause: Black Hair Matters” (3-15-2020)

ARCHIVES 2001 – 2019

“Black Wealth, Racism and the Legacy of the Legendary Madam C. J. Walker” by DeNeen Brown (Washington Post, September 1, 2016)

Forgotten Women: Madam C. J. Walker  by Gerit Quealy (Huffington Post, February 28, 2011)

“Unpacking Harlem History” by Peter Hellman (New York Times May 8, 2003)

“A’Lelia Bundles: Creating Her Own Legacy”  by Jamie Fleming ( March 11, 2011)

“A’Lelia Bundles: Family History” by Kim Milata-Daniels ( February 5, 2011)

“The Legacy of Madam C. J. Walker: Part I” by Fleurzty (Texture Playground January 1, 2010)

“The Legacy of Madam C. J. Walker: Part II” by Fleurzty (Texture Playground January 2, 2010)

New York Times Review of On Her Own Ground by Margo Jefferson (April 1, 2001)

“A’Lelia Bundles Recounts Rags-to-Riches Tale” by Sherry Fisher (UConn Advance, March 2004)

Articles Written by A’Lelia Bundles

“Race in the U.S.: Know Your History,” a Ferguson, Missouri anniversary essay by A’Lelia Bundles in Al Jazeera Magazine (August 15, 2015)

“Madam C. J. Walker’s Secrets to Success” by A’Lelia Bundles for (February 2015)

“Madam C. J. Walker’s Villa Lewaro: A Beacon for Women” by A’Lelia Bundles for (February 2018)

“Do Big Things: History, Ancestors and Villa Lewaro” by A’Lelia Bundles for Huffington Post and National Trust for Historic Preservation (October 2014)

Digital, Newspaper and Magazine Articles About A’Lelia Bundles and the Walker Women

“Madam Walker’s Home Will Be Hub for WOC Entrepreneurs” by Sameer Rao in Colorlines (December 20, 2018)

“New Voices Foundation Acquires Madam Walker Estate to Create Think Tank” by Joi-Marie McKenzie in Essence (December 18, 2018)

Nishat Kurwa’s Talk Story Conversation with A’Lelia (August 2017)

“Black Wealth, Racism and the Legacy of the Legendary Madam C. J. Walker” by DeNeen Brown in the Washington Post (September 1, 2016)

“The Sharecropper’s Daughter Who Made Black Women Proud of Their Hair” in Collector’s Weekly (August 31, 2015)

“A’Lelia Bundles: Writing a Legacy”  in Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library Newsletter (June 2015)

“Madam Walker Went from Laundress to Millionaire” in Investor’s Business Daily (February 24, 2015) by Andrea Riquier

“Madam Walker Paved Way for Generations of Black, Female Entreprenuers” in the Indianapolis Star (February 2, 2015) by Tim Evans

“Madam Walker Still Inspiring Black Community” in the Philadelphia Tribune/Associated Press (February 3, 2015) by Tim Evans

“Unpacking Harlem History” in the New York Times (May 8, 2003) by Peter Hellman

“HBS Cases/Beauty Entrepreneur Madam Walker” in HBS Working Knowledge (June 25, 2007)

New York Times Book Review of On Her Own Ground (April 1, 2001) by Margo Jefferson

“A World of Elegance Built on a Hair Tonic” in the New York Times (Jan 11, 2001) by Tracie Rozhon

Madam Walker’s Legacy” in NUVO (February 4, 2015) by Kyle Long

A’Lelia’s Work with the National Archives

Blog Post and Website Articles

“Do Big Things” Madam Walker’s Great-Great-Granddaughter on History, Ancestors and Villa Lewaro,” Preservation Blog October 22, 2014

“Reflecting on Madam Walker” Jet, October 22, 2014

  “A Real Legend Never Dies” Ask Anu, March 6, 2012

 “A’Lelia supports efforts of young black stamp collector Jackson Davis V” Black America Web, February 1, 2012

A’Lelia Bundles: Creating Her Own Legacy”  by Jamie Fleming (Mar 11. 2011)

Forgotten Women: Madam Walker by Gerit Quealy (Feb 28, 2011)

Madam Walker and On Her Own Ground on All Naptural (Feb 25, 2011) by Laquita Thomas-Banks

A’Lelia Bundles: Family History in YoLadies! (Feb 5, 2011) by Kim Milata-Daniels

A’Lelia Bundles Discusses Congressional Resolution HJ-81 Honoring Madam Walker on NewsOne (July 21, 2010) by Mike Roberts

“A’Lelia Bundles Recounts Rags-to-Riches Tale” in UConn Advance (Mar 15, 2004) by Sherry Fisher

Featured Events

[MEC id=”27933″]