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There Would Be No Madam C.J. Walker If It Wasn’t for Annie Turnbo-Malone Before Her

Annie Turnbo-Malone (Aug. 9, 1869 – May 10, 1957)

Born in Metropolis, Ill., as one of the youngest of 11 children to former enslaved Africans, Turnbo-Malone became a young orphan after her parents died. Continue reading There Would Be No Madam C.J. Walker If It Wasn’t for Annie Turnbo-Malone Before Her