Sarah Breedlove Walker & Sarah Rector: Who was America's first black millionairess?


Often, when people discuss America's first black female millionaire, they're talking about a women named Sarah Breedlove Walker, also known as Madame C.J. Walker. But someone else, another Sarah in fact, may have beaten her. A black girl named Sarah Rector became a millionaire in 1911 or 1912, when she was only 10 years old.

Topics in this Podcast: 19th century, black history, 20th century, biographies