Madam C.J. Walker

by: Jazmine Johnson

December 23, 1867-May 25, 1919, Irvington, NY

“I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations….I have built my own factory on my own ground.”

Did you know !

a. she was the first black women millionaire in america

b.she was widowed at age 20

c.she was orphaned at 6


Mrs. walker has been a huge idol to alot of African Americans. she has changed and helped us out still to this day. She has made a way to help grow and nourish our hair. Mrs.Walker has made a change in the world