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Thursday April 26, 2018
6:30 PM until 8:00 PM


Sarah Breedlove (12/23/1867 – 5/25/1919), also known as Madam C. J. Walker, was an African American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a political and social activist.  Walker made her fortune by developing and marketing a line of beauty and hair products for black women through Madame C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company

More than a history lesson, her rise to fame offers inspiration to women – regardless of race – on how to succeed against all odds. Her life is one of the great success stories of American History.

Join Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti as she brings this integral portrait of this historic person to life.

 

Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti’s portrayal of historical women introduces untapped history, drawing on a wide array of primary historical resources. For the past 20 years Gwendolyn has engaged audiences with performances giving voice to real life accounts, struggles, self-determination and triumphs of women she portrays.

Registration is required.  Please contact the Blackstone Public Library at 508-883-1931 for more information.

 This program is funded by a generous donation from the Library’s gift account as authorized by the Library’s Board of Trustees.

 


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