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W is for Madam C. J. Walker, First Female Self-Made Millionaire in U.S., #AtoZ Challenge

By Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.) (photographers). [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons . Madam C. J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove, the last of six¬†children, on December 23rd, 1867, in Louisiana. Sarah’s parents and four older brothers and one sister were slaves on Robert W. Burney’s¬†Madison Parish plantation, but Sarah was born a free child, as …

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