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Faith Ringgold’s “The Sunflowers Quilting Bee at Arles” and Madam C. J. Walker

Between friendship links on Facebook and research on Ancestry.com (which I've decided is Facebook for the dearly departed), I've been able to make connections and conduct a level of intimate research for my new book about my great-grandmother, A'Lelia Walker, that I … Continue reading

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Discovering Madam Walker at the National Archives

The National Archives recently has launched a video series called “Inside the Vaults.” Madam Walker’s great-great-granddaughter, A’Lelia Bundles, conducted research there for her book, On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker, and is featured … Continue reading

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