january, 2021

21jan6:00 pm7:00 pmEthelbert B. Crawford Public Library - Madam C. J. Walker; The First Black Female Millionaire6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Event Details

Historian Rick Feingold will present a talk on Sarah Breedlove, who became known as Madam C.J. Walker. Walker became the first female African-American self-made millionaire in the United States. 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 in New York in 1917.

The program will take place online on Thursday January 21st at 6 PM.

For more information – https://ebcpl.org/


(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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