Madam C.J. Walker was America’s ﬁrst African American Millionaire and self made millionairess. She cornered the market for black hair products, built a cosmetics empire, became a hero to young women and men of color across the world, but still struggled to keep her family together. The Madam C.J. Walker Project resurrects the spirits that surround the Madam C.J. legend and examines the effects of her legacy in our world today.