A’Lelia Bundles is the author of "The Joy Goddess of Harlem: A’Lelia Walker and the Harlem Renaissance," a biography of her great-grandmother to be published in late 2012. On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker, Bundles’s biography of her great-great-grandmother, was a New York Times Notable Book and a Hurston-Wright/Borders Books Legacy finalist. A former ABC News executive and NBC News producer, Bundles now serves as president of the Madam Walker/A’Lelia Walker Family Archives and is a trustee of Columbia University. An accomplished public speaker, she has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS and NPR. Her articles have been published in the New York Times Book Review, O, Parade and Essence. She appeared in Chris Rock’s movie, “Good Hair,” and has been featured in several books including Jewels: 50 Phenomenal Black Women over 50 by Connie Briscoe and Michael Cunningham, Queens: Portraits of Black Women and Their Phenomenal Hair by Michael Cunningham and George Alexander, Tenderheaded: A Comb-bending Collection of Hair Stories by Pamela Johnson and Juliette Harris, Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America by Ayana Byrd and Lori Thorps, Midlife Crisis at 30: How the Stakes Have Changed for a New Generation by Lia Macko and Kerry Rubin, Let’s Talk Hair by Pamela Ferrell and Why Are Black Women Losing Their Hair by Barry Fletcher.