"I had been anticipating 'Hidden Figures'. Instead 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' was staring back at me from the page,” wrote Bundles.
“It was hard to get this done, but we all held hands and said we're going to do it and it happened,” said co-showrunner Janine Sherman Barrios.
“Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker” is based on the biography by A'Lelia Bundles, “On Her Own Ground.”
The actress gives us a glimpse at the upcoming biopic about the "first Black female millionaire in America."
The Lebron James–produced show will also include Carmen Ejogo, Blair Underwood, Garrett Morris and Kevin Carroll.
The Black hair trailblazers have been bestowed one of the city’s highest honors.
Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Unveils Walker-Lewis Plan Aimed At Encouraging Black Entrepreneurship
The proposal named after Madam C.J. Walker and Reginald F. Lewis is estimated to triple the number of minority entrepreneurs in the next ten years.
James and Spencer recently worked together on a Madam C.J. Walker biopic.
New Voices Foundation Acquires Madam C.J. Walker’s Estate To Create Think Tank For Black Women Entrepreneurs
The Villa Lewaro estate will be used as a "learning institute, or think tank, to foster entrepreneurship for present and future generations," according to New Voices Foundation's Richelieu Dennis.