The Madame CJ Walker Museum

WERD Radio

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Join Ricci deForest, curator of the Madame Museum, at the home of the Historic WERD Radio Station in the Prince Hall Mason Building.  WERD was the first black-owned-and-operated station in North America.  It served as a voice for the people, and provided the platform for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's message and logistical information for his rallies.  Follow the lecture, David William will entertain the audience with a special guest performance.  

Event Details

Saturday, March 14, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Venue Information

Madame CJ Walker
Area of City: East of Downtown
54 Hilliard St NE, Atlanta GA  30312
Parking is available in public lots along Auburn Ave. Street parking may be available as well. Please follow all posted signs regarding parking and payment.
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Preservation Partner

Madame CJ Walker Museum

The Madame Museum is an original Madame CJ Walker Beauty Shoppe (circa 1950). Run by curator and creative director, Ricci deForest the museum houses a collection of Madame CJ Walker's memorabilia. The other half of the shop houses the WERD Live Vinyl Library. DeForest is responsible for the rebirth of WERD Radio as WERD Live. WERD Radio Live serves to provide a medium for entertainment, community empowerment, teaching and learning. The motto is "All Vintage, All Vinyl, All the Time"