Madam C. J. Walker – The First In America, African American Millionaire


Madam C. J. Walker is also known as Sarah Breedlove. And she was African-American businesswomen, philanthropist, and politician and public figures. And she was the first woman in America, who has become a millionaire and one of the richest African-American women, solely because of their abilities and hard work. Sarah Breedlove was born December 23, 1867 near the town of Delta in Louisiana in the family of Owen and Minerva (Anderson) Breedlove. The family was large: in addition to Sarah was still five children (the eldest sister of Louvain and four brothers: Alexander, James Solomon and Owen, Jr.). Interestingly, Sarah first child in a family that was born after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation (her brothers and sisters had to work with parents on Bernie plantation).

Madam C. J. Walker - The First In America, African American Millionaire

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About Bruce Louis Dodson

Bruce Louis Dodson is an American expat now living in Borlänge, Sweden with his wife, cat and dog. He is an artist and world traveler who writes fiction and poetry and practices photography in his less than copious free time. His work has appeared in: Barely South Review - Boundaries Issue, Blue Collar Review, Pulsar Poetry (UK), Foliate Oak, Breadline Press West Coast Anthology . The E-buffet, Qarrtsiluni, Struggle Magazine, Pearl Literary Magazine, Contemporary Literature Review: India, 3rd Wednesday, Sleeping Cat Books - Trip of a Lifetime Anthology, Northern Liberties Review, Authors Abroad - Foreign & and Far Away Anthology, The Path, Page & Spine, The Crucible, Sleeping Cat Books -Trips of a Lifetime, Vine Leaves, Pirene's Fountain,Tic Toc Anthology - Kind of a Hurricane Press, Cordite Poetry Review, Buffalo Almanac and mgv2.
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2 Responses to Madam C. J. Walker – The First In America, African American Millionaire

  1. Thanks for sharing. I had not heard about Madam Walker.

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