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 →
At Harlem World Magazine we love to give props to those who gives props to others that advocate for responsive and transformative investments in our communities. So, we give props to the folks at TheBlackGiveBack for their recent article about the ABFE celebration of Darren Walker the new president of the Ford Foundation who used t work at the Abyssinian Development Corporation in Harlem. Continue Reading →
Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth is the compelling story of an extraordinary woman’s journey from her birth in a paper-thin shack in the cotton fields of Eatonton, Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the 20th Century. 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.