Georgette Tutt, 100 Million Voices 2010, Madam CJ Walker - The Oral History of Madam C.J Walker According to a Customer
The Oral History of Madam CJ Walker According to Georgette Tutt
Oral histories are a dying, beautiful thing. It's weird to me that my generation will be the last to have Holocaust survivors come into our classrooms and tell us about the history of the world -- I found that experience as a kid so valuable. Interviews with our elders are so necessary in every situation. I'm smitten with this particular interview with Georgette Tutt, a woman born in the 20's who sold Mary Kay Cosmetics. Here she recalls the days of Madam C.J Walker products. Madam CJ Walker was the first self-made millionaire in the USA -- remarkable not only for that reason but particularly because she was an African American woman, selling beauty products. Beauty has always been power.