Entrepreneurs Rising

Entrepreneurs Rising

Madam C. J. Walker (b. Sarah Breedlove, 1867; l. Indianapolis, 1910-1916; d. 1919) was a pioneering entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political and social activist. At the time of her death, she was considered the wealthiest African-American businesswoman and self-made woman in America. She made her fortune by developing and marketing a line of cosmetics and hair care products for Black women through the business she founded, Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company, headquartered in Indianapolis from

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Category: Mural

Medium type: Paint

Date created: 2022

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315 N Senate Ave, Indianapolis, IN, 46202


  • Photo courtesy of Nick Peoni


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