Irvington unveils tribute of Madam C.J. Walker, 1st self-made female millionaire in US

Madam C.J. Walker was an entrepreneur who created a line of makeup and hair care products for Black women.

News 12 Staff

Feb 28, 2023, 10:26 PM

Updated 447 days ago

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The Village of Irvington unveiled a new tribute in honor of Madam C.J. Walker, the first self-made female millionaire in the U.S. 
The public plaza in front of Village Hall was dedicated to her in a ceremony Tuesday night. 
Walker was an entrepreneur who created a line of makeup and hair care products for Black women.


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