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In Her Footsteps - The Life and Legacy of Madam C.J. Walker

  • National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20005 United States (map)
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Two Dollars and a Dream, a documentary on Madam C.J. Walker, noted as the first self-made American female millionaire, anchors the examination of her life and achievements as the founder of a manufacturing company of hair care products, creator of beauty schools and salons, philanthropist, activist for racial and economic justice, and role model for beauty culturists and entrepreneurs to the present day. The film is directed by Stanley Nelson.

Participants: A’Lelia Bundles, journalist, descendant and biographer of Madam C.J. Walker; Camille Friend, award-winning film and television Hair Designer; Dr. Tiffany Gill, Associate Professor, History and Africana Studies, University of Delaware.

Moderator: Natalie Madeira Cofield, Founder & CEO Walker's Legacy & Walker's Legacy Foundation

Sponsored by Sundial Brands. 

TWO DOLLARS AND A DREAM
Director: Stanley Nelson Jr.
USA | 1989 | 52 MINUTES | ENGLISH

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