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“A Sort of Monument”: Why Villa Lewaro Is More Than a Building

“A Sort of Monument”: Why Villa Lewaro Is More Than a Building
Kathy Dixon of the National Organization of Minority Architects discusses why Villa Lewaro's architecture still...

“Do Big Things”: Madam C.J. Walker’s Great-Great-Granddaughter on History, Ancestors, and Villa Lewaro

“Do Big Things”: Madam C.J. Walker’s Great-Great-Granddaughter on History, Ancestors, and Villa Lewaro
A'Lelia Bundles reflects on her family legacy of racial justice and economic empowerment.

“Be Relentless in Your Dreams”: DooBop Founder Jodie Patterson on Madam C.J. Walker

“Be Relentless in Your Dreams”: DooBop Founder Jodie Patterson on Madam C.J. Walker
Learn how the dynamic life and work of Madam C.J. Walker inspired modern-day entrepreneur Jodie Patterson.

My Full Circle Moment with Madam C.J. Walker’s Legacy

My Full Circle Moment with Madam C.J. Walker’s Legacy
Writer Demetria Irwin discusses the personal significance of a recent visit to Villa Lewaro.