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That’s Madam CJ Walker to You (06/03)

Who was Madam CJ Walker? I didn’t know either, that is until I found out…(naturally)

Born as Sarah Breedlove

Born as Sarah Breedlove in Delta, Louisiana, the first member of her family to be born free

Madam C.J. Walker (December 23, 1867May 25, 1919) was an American businesswoman, hair care entrepreneur, tycoon and philanthropist.

Her fortune was made by developing and marketing a hugely successful line of beauty and hair products for black women, under the company she founded Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company. The Guinness Book of Records cites Walker as the first female who became a millionaire by her own achievements.

And that is just the short of it, read more.

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