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A'Lelia Bundles
Author|ex-ABC exec & producer| Biographer (books above) & great-great-granddaughter|A'Lelia Walker bio soon
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 15
's does consistently excellent reporting. Brooke Gladstone's series ,"The Scarlet E," which began last weekend, is a must-listen. Here's episode two of the eye-opening reporting about eviction in America:
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 11
There are days when you know you know someone is telling you a bold-faced lie and twisting the truth beyond recognition and plausibility. And moments when you know you can not be silent.
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 10
Thank you Your review of made my day! It truly makes me happy that 's story has inspired you! So important for us to know the accurate history of African American women.
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 10
Thanks You've made my day! Here's our Twitter page.
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 7
Thank you very much for reading the blog. I'm sooooo eager to be able to let A'Lelia Walker aka get her due.
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 6
OTD -- June 6, 1885 -- A'Lelia Waker was born. I couldn't let the day go by without sharing a few little known facts about her while also trying to stick a big fat pin in some myths about her. Here's a link to a blog post I just wrote
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 6
I absolutely LOVE what is doing. Nothing means more to me than inspiring and empowering girls and young women. I am grateful that so many of them find their way to 's story.
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 6
You knocked it out of the park! I am so honored by your research and devotion to detail. I am hugely grateful that you are sharing story with others. I look forward to meeting you!
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 5
Impossible to understand today's mass incarceration w/out understanding the 13th Amendment's "exception clause." Read Flores Forbes's piece on the campaign to by a coalition of formerly incarcerated people + civic, private & public supporters
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 5
Reading WPA oral histories of formerly enslaved people leaves me in awe of their courage, heartbroken by their pain & angered by the brutality they endured. Kudos for shade to Alabama state holiday for Confederate president Jefferson Davis
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 5
On June 4, 1919 Congress passed the 19th Amendment for women's suffrage. looks at women who financed the movement. hosted suffrage meetings & knew black suffragists like
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 5
Fantastic! So glad you were able to meet and share ideas. Excited for the impact your research and writing will have.
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 4
Loved meeting students to talk about my young adult biography— — from
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A'Lelia Bundles Jun 2
Coming in 2021. and four-part PBS series on the Atlantic Slave Trade, how it shaped America and how it continues to shape our world.
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A'Lelia Bundles May 30
Backatcha, Sis.
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A'Lelia Bundles May 30
Replying to @Essence
May 2019 "What Madam Walker Taught Us" in commemoration of the centennial of her death in May 1919.
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A'Lelia Bundles May 30
Replying to @aleliabundles
In her will she bequeathed $100,000 ($1.4 million in today’s dollars) to Black schools, institutions, individuals and causes, including $5,000 to the NAACP’s antilynching fund.
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A'Lelia Bundles May 30
Replying to @aleliabundles
A diploma from the Lelia College of Beauty Culture—named for her daughter, A’Lelia Walker—was a credential for the side hustle that allowed generations of Black women to buy real estate, support community organizations and pay college tuition for their children.
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A'Lelia Bundles May 30
Replying to @aleliabundles
Madam Walker was also a marketing genius with a knack for identifying talented leaders and cultivating a skilled executive team.
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