Tag Archives: Madam Walker Official Biography

Madam Walker as a Patron of the Arts (Black History Month 2014)

For Black History Month 2014 we are sharing little known facts about Madam Walker Madam C. J. Walker very much enjoyed promoting the work of young African American artists. She hosted concerts to feature the work of black musicians and … Continue reading

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Woodlawn Cemetery–Madam Walker’s Burial Place–Named National Historic Landmark

June 30, 2011: Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced that The Woodlawn Cemetery in The Bronx–where enterpreneur Madam C. J. Walker and her Harlem Renaissance arts patron daughter, A’Lelia Walker, are buried–has been designated a National Historic Landmark, … Continue reading

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Madam Walker and Black Entrepreneurs

                                      “I got my start by giving myself a start”      Madam Walker and Black Entrepreneurs between the Civil War & World War I While many enterprising African American men and women created profitable outlets for their skills as trades people, … Continue reading

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