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The True Story of Madam C.J. Walker | TWO DOLLARS AND A DREAM
A comprehensive documentary about the life and times of Madam C.J. Walker, her inspiration to innovate and the transformation she brought to the Black community and Black women during segregation in America.
This documentary also includes interviews with women who worked for Madam C.J. Walker's companies and incredible archival footage of the business in action, and a bonus: dancers at the Cotton Club in Harlem.
The community building around Madam C.J. Walkers business went hand in hand with the arts and music that flourished during the Harlem Renaissance.
The film explains a truism experienced by all families who build wealth: the first generation makes it, the second generation spends it.
Indianapolis to Harlem NYC
early 20th century
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