Timeline: The Life of Madam C. J. Walker

“I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations….I have built my own factory on my own ground.”                                                                              Madam Walker, National Negro Business League Convention, July 1912


Welcome to the official Madam Walker biography site, the best place for  accurate historical information about Walker’s life.

If you’re doing research about Walker, you’ll find dozens of articles, videos and links by clicking on these six tabs: Walker Biography, Students & Teachers , FAQs, Walker Blog, Videos, Walker Family Archives and our

Black History Month Guide.

Visit us on Facebook at Walker Archives and Walker Biography.

For media queries and licensing questions, please contact Walker’s biographer and great-great-granddaughter, A’Lelia Bundles at www.aleliabundles.com …but if you are writing a Black History Report, please click here first.

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