Madam C.J. Walker (born Sarah Breedlove; December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919) was an African American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political and social activist. She is recorded as the first female self-made millionaire in America in the Guinness Book of World Records . 
The only child of Madam C. J. Walker, A’Lelia Walker (pronounced Ah-LEEL-ya) hosted one of the most memorable salons of the Harlem Renaissance. At “The Dark Tower,” a converted floor of her elegant New York townhouse, she entertained Harlem and Greenwich Village writers, artists and musicians, as well as visiting African and European royalty.
26/05/2022 · Madam C.J. Walker, née Sarah Breedlove, (born December 23, 1867, near Delta, Louisiana, U.S.—died May 25, 1919, Irvington, New York), American businesswoman and philanthropist who was one of the first African American female millionaires in the United States. The first child in her family born after the Emancipation Proclamation, Sarah Breedlove was born on the same cotton plantation where ...
Once Sarah had created products that she felt worked well for her, she began to sell them. She renamed herself Madam C.J. Walker and began to advertise her products in Black publications and sold them through a mail order system. She was so happy with how her hair had grown that she put pictures of herself on the packaging.
Madam Walker Hair Products Over a century after Black beauty icon Madam C.J. Walker launched her namesake brand (becoming one of the first women self-made millionaires in the process), MADAM by Madam C.J. Walker , the new beauty and haircare line by Sundial Brands — makers of Shea Moisture and Nubian Heritage — announces the launch of the new brand inspired by the legend herself.
Walker learned about the hair care business from her brothers and she went to work selling hair care products. When she was 37, she moved to Denver, Colorado to go into business for herself. She also married Charles J. Walker, which is where she would get the name Madam C.J. Walker. She started out selling her products door to door.
24/06/2022 · The product, billed as Madam C.J. Walker’s Wonderful Hair Grower, was popular enough to necessitate a network of 25,000 Walker sales agents nationwide. The Martens Building, ...