Madam C.J. Walker, Part 1: 1st Female Self-Made Millionaire

Episode 27,   Jun 21, 2021, 04:00 AM

Part 1 - Madam C.J. Walker (born Sarah Breedlove; December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919) was an African American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political and social activist. She is recorded as the first female self-made millionaire in America.  (Multiple sources mention that although other women might have been the first, their wealth is not as well-documented)

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