Madam C.J. Walker - Inventor, Activist
Born: December 23rd, 1867
Died: May 25th, 1919
Madam C.J. Walker was the first Black self-made millionaire. After suffering from a ailment that caused her hair to fall out, she decided to create a hair product line to help other Black women in 1905.
Other Walker Facts
- Madam C.J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove on a cotton plantation in Louisiana.
- She was orphaned at the age of 7.
- Walker was also a well-known philanthropist.
"Don't sit and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them."
Madam C.J. Walker
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