Born in 19 th century rural Louisiana to former slaves Sarah Breedlove rose tobecome the first female African-American self-made millionaire in the United States. Known as Madam C.J. Walker, she developed a line of beauty care products for black women. Walker built a factory, hair salon, mail-order business
and a beauty school which trained 20,000 sales agents. Later she became a philanthropist and was active in organizing the NAACP’s Silent Protest Parade inNew York in 1917. Join us for this fascinating and informative presentation as we celebrate Black History Month.
Presenter Rick Feingold teaches American Business History and holds an MBA from Penn State University and a B.A. in history from Rutgers University.
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