She is considered to be the first American woman to become a self-made millionaire💰! Her name? Madam C.J. Walker!
Madam C.J. Walker was an African American born in 1867 to a poor family in Louisiana. She was the first non-slave member of her family after President Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation.
Life was very different back then and her personal story is full of twists and turns - We’re pretty sure your kids will love learning about her amazing journey.