Madam CJ Walker - Mini Biography

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TV-14
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1:50

Born Sarah Breedlove, Madam CJ Walker was the first person in her family born free to parents who had been slaves in Louisiana. From her rough early beginnings she became a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur by developing her own line of hair care products and traveling across the country to recruit sales agent. She also was instrumental in helping to pass legislation to defend the rights of blacks and was active in charity.