The story of Madam C.J. Walker has been called "one of the most spectacular rags-to-riches stories in U.S. history." Born on a Louisiana plantation in 1867 and orphaned at age 7, this inspirational trailblazer created a cosmetics empire as a single mother.
Her Inspiring Story
Her Enduring Impact
Written by Joanie Faletto August 18, 2016
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