“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.”

Madam Walker
July 1912

A'Lelia Bundles Talks About Madam Walker

Feb 2014  Today's Madam Walker Black History Month Fact

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Madam Walker/Black History Month 2013

Madam Walker’s 20,000 Agents

Madam C. J. Walker often said "Don't sit down and wait for opportunity!" (Madam Walker Family Archives/www.madamcjwalker.com)

Madam C. J. Walker often said “Don’t sit down and wait for opportunity!” (Madam Walker Family Archives/www.madamcjwalker.com)

Madam C. J. Walker's Secret to Success (Madam Walker Family Archive/www.madamcjwalker.com)

Madam C. J. Walker’s Secret to Success (Madam Walker Family Archive/www.madamcjwalker.com)