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Madam Cj Walker

Villa Lewaro: The Future of Madam C. J. Walker's Historic Estate

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 08.02.2014 | Black Voices
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Brent Leggs, Senior Field Officer The National Treasure reception in Irvington N.Y., May 2014 In Irvington, N.Y., there stands Madam C. ...

Lean In to Your Unique Dreams

Areva Martin | Posted 05.20.2014 | Women
Areva Martin

I leaned in to my ambitions despite my fear. I decided I had no choice but to forge ahead using what has always gotten me through the toughest periods of my life: faith and hard work.

Providing a Road Map

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 03.30.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

The efforts of historical women who started companies, took companies out of bankruptcy, developed new business models and created new product lines provided a road map for women today.

Let's Radically Engage in Reclaiming the Root of Philanthropy

BlackAndBrownNews | Posted 01.15.2013 | Black Voices
BlackAndBrownNews

Ideas and images of present-day philanthropy frequently fail to resonate and, worse yet, serve to alienate black Americans. Particularly unsettling is the stunning absence of black people in representations of philanthropists.

Forgotten Women: Madam C. J. Walker, Beauty Entrepreneur

Gerit Quealy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gerit Quealy

It struck me as a microcosm of women's history in general -- the role models are there, we just don't know about them, or don't countenance them. But as I've said before, anchoring to our past ensures a more secure future.