Meet the unsung heroes who made history with a new series that shines a light on Black inventors. More episodes to come throughout 2022.
01: Hair Care and Madam C. J. Walker
She was the first female self-made millionaire, building an empire up from a dirt-poor childhood in the rural South. The daughter of former slaves, her determination, drive, and business savvy secured her a life of glamor and high society in New York. Meet Madame C. J. Walker, a powerful woman who helped to establish the foundations of the modern Black hair care industry.