This Brown Queen | Maya Angelou


“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song” ~ Maya Angelou

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This Brown Queen | Madame CJ Walker


“I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of manufacturing hair goods and preparations….I have built my own factory on my own ground.”

Madam Walker
July 1912

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