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Alberta Bradford, 73 and Becky Elzy, 86, Avery Island, Louisiana, ca. 1933. In their younger days they were slaves on the Avery Island plantation. Photo courtesy of E. A. McIlhenny Enterprises, Inc. Reproduced from Joshua Clegg Caffery's John and Alan Lomax in Louisiana, 1934 project.

King spoke those words TO SOON, because as long as we live in a world where we are oppressed we are NOT FREE. But the day will come when we can speak those words and it will be true. Alberta Bradford and Becky Elzy, Avery Island, ca.

Before Madam C.J. Walker there was Annie Turnbo Malone, " The Forgotten Entrepreneur" (1869-1957)  A chemist and entrepreneur, Annie Turnbo Malone became a millionaire by successfully developing and marketing hair products for black women in St. Louis. She used her wealth to promote the advancement of African Americans and gave away most of her money to charity.

Annie Malone: First African American Female Millionaire .Yes, Annie Malone was the first African American Female Millionaire, not Madame C. Malone was Madame Walker's mentor. ~Via Nautilus Salvage

Sarah Breedlove (December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919), known as Madam C.J.Walker, was an American entrepreneur and philanthropist, regarded as the first female self made millionaire in America. She made her fortune by developing and marketing a successful line of beauty and hair products for black women under the company she founded, Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company.

Madam C. Walker, born Sarah Breedlove, was an American businesswoman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, commonly regarded as the first African-American millionaire

After You See These 20 Rare Photos From The Past, You’ll Never Forget Them. Wow.

The MGM Lion You know that lion roaring at the beginning of old films? Yep, this is the moment these cameraman captured that iconic movie intro. 15 Of The Rarest (And Most Mind Blowing) Photographs In History

Henry Clay Anderson Collection, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture. #school #nmaahc #greenville

Henry Clay Anderson Collection, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture.

Henry Clay Anderson Collection, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture. #school #nmaahc #greenville

Henry Clay Anderson Collection, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture.

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