Self-Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam CJ Walker

Self-Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam CJ Walker

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Academy Award® winner Octavia Spencer stars as Madam C.J. Walker, the African American haircare entrepreneur who was America's first female self-made millionaire. Walker overcame post-slavery racial and gender biases, betrayals, and business rivalries to build a revolutionary brand as she simultaneously fought for social change.
Academy Award® winner Octavia Spencer stars as Madam C.J. Walker, the African American haircare entrepreneur who was America's first female self-made millionaire. Walker overcame post-slavery racial and gender biases, betrayals, and business rivalries to build a revolutionary brand as she simultaneously fought for social change.

Season 1 (4 episodes)

  • 1. The Fight Of The Century

    Original air date: 03/20/2020 Runtime: 45:15 min.

    Original air date: 03/20/2020 Runtime: 45:15 min. Aspiring to be more than a washerwoman, Sarah grows determined to sell Addie's hair product. But when she's cruelly rebuffed, the gloves come off.

  • 2. Bootstraps

    Original air date: 03/20/2020 Runtime: 48:42 min.

    Original air date: 03/20/2020 Runtime: 48:42 min. Sarah's dream of opening a factory hinges on securing the support of local Black businessmen - and an endorsement from the famous Booker T. Washington.

  • 3. The Walker Girl

    Original air date: 03/20/2020 Runtime: 48:09 min.

    Original air date: 03/20/2020 Runtime: 48:09 min. Sarah's ambitious plans for expanding her empire take her to New York - and lead to betrayals personal and professional that threaten all she's built.

  • 4. A Credit To The Race

    Original air date: 03/20/2020 Runtime: 44:52 min.

    Original air date: 03/20/2020 Runtime: 44:52 min. The combined blows of a health scare, worker issues and a tragedy that hits close to home push Sarah to take decisive action about her life and legacy.