madam c.j. walker | Tumblr America’s first self-made, female millionaire. “I had to make my own living and my own opportunity. But I made it!” said Madam C.J. Walker. “Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.”
Madam CJ Walker was a Black entrepreneur and the first American self-made female millionaire. Her story of #success is that of from cabin to mansion, and from poverty and society leader. #blackhistory #blackleaders
did-you-kno: Just after the Emancipation Proclamation, Sarah Breedlove was the 1st in her family to be born into freedom. Though she was orphaned at 6 and a widowed mother at 20, she developed her own hair and beauty products for black women and became the 1st self-made millionairess in America. Source (via did-you-kno)
Madam CJ Walker's "Wonderful Hair Grower". From the distribution of this and other products, Madame Walker became the first self-made female millionaire and the first black millionaire in the US. She also pioneered the in home sale of cosmetics by women to women.
The Hot Comb Madam CJ Walker Invention, Say No to Chemical Hair Perms