Stuff You Missed in History Class


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Sarah Breedlove Walker & Sarah Rector: Who was America's first black millionairess?

February 28th, 2011

Episode 293 of 935 episodes

Sarah Breedlove Walker was born in 1867 and grew up in a shack in a Louisiana. She began working as a washerwoman, but continually worked her way up to become the owner of her own manufacturing company. Listen in to learn more about Madam CJ Walker.