A’Lelia Walker’s Grand Harlem Funeral: August 1931

By A’Lelia Bundles Eighty years ago this month on August 17, 1931–after a lovely day at the beach celebrating a friend’s birthday– A’Lelia Walker, my great-grandmother and namesake, died in Long Branch, Continue Reading →

Interview: A’lelia Bundles Great-Great-Grand Daughter Of Madam C. J. Walker

I’m sitting in my office, looking out at the trees. Although the air conditioner is on to cool the rest of the house (because it’s 90 degrees outside), I have Continue Reading →

Marion A. Daniels & Sons Funeral Home Harlem NY 1900 – 1940

The Marion A. Daniels and Sons Funeral Home, with three contiguous townhouses was located at 164 West 136th Street in Harlem, NY.

New Harlem Renaissance Organic T-Shirts

Get one or two or all three of our new organic Harlem Renaissance “Glitterati,” “Mahogany Millionairess,” and “Dark Tower” t-shirts based on a A’Lelia Walker’s “Dark Tower” in Harlem story in Harlem World Magazine and save Continue Reading →

A Harlem Townhouse, a Sentimental Journey

It may not seem so to outsiders, but New York City is really a collection of small towns with residents and businesses connected in the most surprising ways. Just ask Continue Reading →

Teen Girls From Harlem To Hollywood Apply For At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy

Young teens of color from Harlem to Hollwood are vying for one of 50 spots in the  At the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy.