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American Women Symposium

Image of A'Lelia BundlesA'Lelia Bundles

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Thursday, June 19, 2003
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Panel One: Biographical Writings

A'Lelia Bundles, the director of talent development for ABC News in Washington, D.C., and New York, is ABC's former Washington deputy bureau chief and an Emmy Award-winning producer. Her 1991 young adult biography of her great-great-grandmother, Madam C. J. Walker, received an American Book Award. On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker, her adult biography, was named a 2001 New York Times Notable Book and received the Letitia Woods Brown Book Prize from the Association of Black Women Historians for the best book on black women's history published in 2001. She has served on the advisory board of the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America and currently is at work on the first comprehensive biography of her great-grandmother, A'Lelia Walker, a central figure of the Harlem Renaissance.

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