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Please support our efforts to help pass Congressional House Joint Resolution (H.J. Res. 81) that was introduced on March 16, 2010  by New York Congressman Charles Rangel to honor my great-great-grandmother, Madam C. J. Walker, for her “achievements as a trailblazing woman in business, as a philanthropist, and as a 20th century activist for social justice.” This commemorative resolution recognizes her as “one of history’s greatest businesspersons, and a role model for women, African Americans, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and the Nation’s young people.”
In just a few days, we have seen support grow from all over the country from people who have told us they believe this honor is long overdue.

We  would be very grateful if you would write a short note to your Congressional representative urging him or her to support HJ-81. Please try to do so by April 12 when Congress returns to Washington, D.C. from  the spring recess.

We hope you will  share this information with others who might be interested.
Here is a link to the bill: House Joint Resolution 81

Here is a link that will take you directly to your representative’s website:
https://writerep.house.gov/writerep/welcome.shtml

And here is a link to our Facebook page:

http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/I-support-HJ-81-honoring-Madam-C-J-Walker/102702479769037?ref=ts

For more information about Madam Walker, visit www.madamcjwalker.com and www.walkertheatre.com

With gratitude,

A’Lelia Bundles

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A'Lelia Bundles with Rep. Rangel, Rep. Jackson Lee and Molly MacGregor

On March 25, 2010 Speaker Nancy Pelosi hosted a Women’s History Month celebration honoring Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. A’Lelia attended as the guest of Molly MacGregor (second from right), the co-founder of Women’s History Month and the National Women’s History Project.

Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Lynn Woolsey

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Women’s History Month and Black History Month have been filled with amazing moments this year from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria to Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, NC. Here’s my interview with Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, herself a true trailblazer.

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