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When legendary African-American entrepreneur and philanthropist Madam C.J. Walker, aka Sarah Breedlove, rises up from the ashes of slavery to become a black hair care pioneer and mogul, she becomes America's first African American self-made millionaire. Octavia Spencer, Tiffany Haddish, and Carmen Ejogo star.

Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker is a Drama, Mini-Series series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on March 20, 2020. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4.

Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker is available for streaming on the Netflix website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker on demand at Netflix online.

Friday 12:00 AM et/pt on Netflix
1 Season, 4 Episodes
March 20, 2020
Drama, Mini-Series
7.4/10
Cast: Octavia Spencer, Tiffany Haddish, Carmen Ejogo, Kevin Carroll
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Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker Full Episode Guide

  • The combined blows of a health scare, worker issues and a tragedy that hits close to home push Sarah to take decisive action about her life and legacy.

  • Sarah's ambitious plans for expanding her empire take her to New York — and lead to betrayals personal and professional that threaten all she's built.

  • Sarah's dream of opening a factory hinges on securing the support of local Black businessmen — and an endorsement from the famous Booker T. Washington.

  • Aspiring to be more than a washerwoman, Sarah grows determined to sell Addie's hair product. But when she's cruelly rebuffed, the gloves come off.