14 August 2011 0 Comments

Remembrances: America’s First Self-Made Woman Millionaire – Madam CJ Walker/ Sarah Breedlove

America’s first self-made woman millionaire: Madam CJ Walker

A Lady for Liberty Twenty American Women Who Shaped American Liberty (John Bushnell)

“I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations….I have built my own factory on my own ground.” Madam Walker, National Negro Business League Convention, July 1912  Madam CJ Walker Official Website

 

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