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Madam C. J. Walker FAQ#1: “When and where was Madam Walker born?”

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 “I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South.” –Madam C. J. Walker (1912 National Negro Business League Convention) Madam C. J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove on December 23, 1867 in Delta, Louisiana on the … Continue reading

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Discovering Madam Walker at the National Archives

The National Archives recently has launched a video series called “Inside the Vaults.” Madam Walker’s great-great-granddaughter, A’Lelia Bundles, conducted research there for her book, On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker, and is featured … Continue reading

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