There is backlash online surrounding a Netflix series that is “inspired” by Madam CJ Walker. The cast and crew of Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker give you a behind-the-scenes look at the series about her life, and discuss how her legacy is impacting the beauty industry and the world more than a century later.
It seems there is a contingent of women online who dug deep to uncover the lies told in this series that doesn’t hide the fact that it is “inspired” by the life of Madam CJ Walker. Check out these reviews below.
It should be noted that the people behind the production of the series are African American women. Check out their story below.
Another youtuber has also voiced her opinion about the series and its portrayal of black women during the time period and the struggles that they had to encounter.
It’s recommended for viewers to check out the book written by the granddaughter of Madam CJ Walker that is available on Amazon.