Madam C.J. Walker: An Original Rags to Riches American Story

Madam C.J. Walker, is well known as the woman whom created specialized hair products for African-American hair and was one of the first American women to become a self-made millionaire and philanthropist. Madam C.J. Walker was born Sarah Breedlove on December 23, 1867 on a cotton plantation near Delta, Louisiana, to her parents Owen and…

Betsy Ross: Stitching a Family Together

Betsy Ross: Stitching a Family Together Betsy Ross. Ask any child in school who Betsy Ross is, and immediately they will tell you she sewed the first American flag, although there is no actual historical evidence, she still sits as the first iconic female in American history. The eighth of seventeen children, her love of…