You know the AME Church has a history of empowering black people and having an international outlook. So it was the women of the church who began to give Sarah Breedlove an image of herself as something other than an illiterate washerwoman, and she wanted to make her life better, and her daughter's life better.
There are two national historic landmarks: the Madam Walker Legacy Center in Indianapolis and the Madam C.J. Walker House in Irvington, New York.
To go from Yale to the National League is simply to go from one form of management to another.
I think one of the very frightening things about the regime of the National Socialists is that it made people happy.
We seek the right to play our part in advancing the cause of national defense and national unity. But certainly, there can be no true national unity where one-tenth of the population is denied their basic rights as American citizens.
We need to save the education system. We need to remove education from the framework of the political parties that rule in the State of Israel. We need to increase the allocation of long-term national resources to education and never touch them - no matter what.
My brother Joseph, who is 14 years older than me, was already on his national military compulsory service when I was 4 years old, the age from which I remember myself.
There have definitely been phases of the National, many years ago, where we did party, and various people, in their own way, fell off the wagon.
The National guys will tell you the same thing - I tend to work until the last possible minute.
The National's favorite experiences as musicians are when we are collaborating with people a little outside of our world as a band.