In the early 1900’s, entrepreneur and philanthropist Madam C.J. Walker commissioned Vertner Tandy, the first licensed black architect in New York, to design a home for her. Continue Reading →
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. Continue Reading →
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.
The daughter of Madam C.J. Walker, A’Lelia Walker was the Kelis of the Harlem Renaissance. The arts patron, who loved expensive cars and jewelry. Continue Reading →