Sarah Breedlove Walker-Women's Independance
Sarah Breedlove WalkerSarah Breedlove, who later became known as Madam C.J. Walker, was born into a former-slave family to parents Owen and Minerva Breedlove. She was born December 23, 1867 in Delta, Louisiana and died May 25, 1919.
Madam C. J. WalkerFrom 1906 to 1916 Madam Walker traveled throughout the United States, Central America, and the West Indies promoting her business. She settled briefly in Pittsburgh, establishing the first Lelia College of Hair Culture there in 1908, then moved the company to Indianapolis in 1910, building a factory and vastly increasing her annual sales.
Madam C.J. WalkerMadame C.J. Walker was an entrepreneur, hair-care industry pioneer, philanthropist, and political activist. She
was the first African American to become a millionaire.