Madam C.J. Walker: An Interview with A’Lelia Bundles
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In the early years of the twentieth century, Madam C.J. Walker built an international, Black hair care empire from the ground floor up, transforming herself from a laundry work making $1.50 a day to the woman Guinness World Records identifies as the “first self-made millionairess.” This week, we learn all about her extraordinary life in an interview with her biographer—and great, great granddaughter—A’Lelia Bundles.  Recommended Resources: On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker by A’Lelia Bundles Madam C.J. Walker’s website A’Lelia Bundles website Want more Dressed: The History of Fashion?  Our website and classesOur InstagramOur bookshelf with over 100 of our favorite fashion history titles Our Sponsors: * Check out Rosetta Stone and use my code TODAY for a great deal: Support this podcast at — Advertising Inquiries: Privacy & Opt-Out:
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