But Walker's impact didn't end there. "She was also a philanthropist who contributed to Black schools and colleges, a political activist who supported the anti-lynching movement and the suffrage movement, a patron of the arts, and a person who educated other women through her beauty schools and annual conventions," says A'Lelia Bundles, Madam Walker's great-great-granddaughter and the author of On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker (Scribner). The Madam C. J.
Walker Beauty Culture brand (now 15 products strong) is no longer family-owned, but Bundles still acts as its historical consultant and is looking forward to introducing her great-great-grandmother to the streaming generation: "What I think is the core of Madam Walker's story — what's really important to me — is how much she empowered other women.
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