Madam Walker's Secrets to Success
If you're doing research about Walker, you'll find dozens of articles, videos and links in our special Black History Report Guide.
For media queries and licensing questions, please contact Walker's biographer and great-great-granddaughter, A'Lelia Bundles at www.aleliabundles.com ...but if you are writing a Black History Report, please click here first.Click here for a new video.
Oh, and by the way, Madam Walker DID NOT invent the hot comb, the straightening comb or the perm. Click here to read Linda Jones’s NaturallyCurly.com article about that myth and click here to read about hot combs that were in use when Madam Walker was only five years old.
For hair care updates, join A’Lelia Bundles on Facebook at Black Hair Historian.
If you are experiencing severe hair loss or scalp problems, I urge you to speak with your physician and to make an appointment with a dermatologist who specializes in scalp ailments that affect black women.
Please listen to this excellent conversation between salon owner Keith Harley and dermatologist Dr. Valerie Callendar. Click here: Treating Hair Loss
One of the best articles I’ve ever read on hair loss appeared in the New York Times on January 15, 2010.
“When Hair Loss Strikes, a Doctor is a Girl’s Best Friend”
NaturalSelectionBlog: Interesting and timely updates on hair care and the hair care industry
MySalonScoop.com: Walker Descendant Keeps Legacy Alive
February 10, 2010
A’Lelia Talks about Hair
“Tell Me More’s” Michel Martin Interviews A’Lelia, March 27, 2009
A’Lelia on Natural Hair:
Other voices on Natural Hair
LeCoil.com Natural Hair Photos
MADAM WALKER AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
CEO TV Interview (July 2011)
CHRIS ROCK’S “GOOD HAIR”
See A’Lelia Bundles’s brief appearance!
What others are saying about “Good Hair”
Rebecca Fortune’s Blog compares “My Nappy Roots” and “Good Hair”
A’Lelia’s thoughts on “Good Hair”
A’Lelia and “Good Hair” in Heart and Soul
ARTICLES ABOUT MADAM WALKER
HAIR CARE INDUSTRY HISTORY
Harvard Working Knowledge Review of Geoffrey Jones’s Beauty Imagined
More articles and blogs about Madam Walker
Dr. David’s Blog 2/26/08
Learn more about the Madam Walker Theatre Center, a National Historic Landmark and former home of the Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company: