A’Lelia Bundles At The Schomburg

Join author A’Lelia Bundles for a conversation about Joy Goddess of Harlem, her forthcoming biography about her great-grandmother, A’Lelia Walker. Bundles will also share rarely seen vintage photographs and memorabilia with a focus on A’Lelia Walker’s life, parties, friends, and arts patronage in Harlem. 

HW Radio: Madam C.J. Walker in Harlem

Newsmakers, Experts and Current Events in the World of Harlem. Today, it’s all about Madam C.J. Walker in Harlem. Host Danny Tisdale speaks to author A’Lelia Bundles (left) about her great-great-grandmother’s life, a new street naming in Harlem, and her new book on A’Lelia Walker’s “The Dark Tower” in Harlem. Also, Danny talks to Vivian…

Madam C.J. Walker

Madam C.J. Walker (December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919) was an African-American businesswoman, hair care entrepreneur and philanthropist. She made her fortune by developing and marketing a hugely successful line of beauty and hair products for black women, under the company she founded, Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company.

The HWM Salon Series

We’ve crafted a monthly salon series of events with our partners, subscribers, and others that align with each month’s theme from our Editorial Calendar for the magazine. Salon events have a rich history dating back to 17th-century France, where gatherings hosted by influential women like Madame de Rambouillet fostered literary and intellectual discussions. This tradition…