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.
The only child of Madam C. J. Walker, A’Lelia Walker (pronounced Ah-LEEL-ya) hosted one of the most memorable salons of the Harlem Renaissance. At “The Dark Tower,” a converted floor of her elegant New York townhouse, she entertained Harlem and Greenwich Village writers, artists and musicians, as well as visiting African and European royalty.
A'Lelia Bundles (great granddaughter) A'Lelia Walker (born Lelia McWilliams ; June 6, 1885 – August 17, 1931) was an American businesswoman and patron of the arts. She was the only surviving child of Madam C. J. Walker , popularly credited as being the first self-made female millionaire in the United States and one of the first African American millionaires.
A’Lelia Bundles, Madam Walker’s biographer and great-great-granddaughter, has written four books about her, including On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker, which is the inspiration for "Self Made," the March 2020 Netflix series starring Octavia Spencer.
25/10/2022 · For the 10th year in a row, Columbia welcomed a new class of A’Lelia Bundles Community Scholars to the university community. This year, the group includes an advocate working on tech solutions for individuals with disabilities, an artist and screenwriter telling the stories of our uptown communities, a poet and memoirist turning her work into a multimedia project, an educator finding ways to ...
Madam C.J. Walker, née Sarah Breedlove, (born December 23, 1867, near Delta, Louisiana, U.S.—died May 25, 1919, Irvington, New York), American businesswoman and philanthropist who was one of the first African American female millionaires in the United States. The first child in her family born after the Emancipation Proclamation, Sarah Breedlove was born on the same cotton plantation where ...
04/02/2022 · A'Lelia Bundles. "Self-Made," Pages 60, 81-2. Scribner, 2020. PBS. "Madam Walker, the First Black American Woman to Be a Self-Made Millionaire." Erica Ball.