Kat’s Korner: The Podcast-Dissecting “Self-Made” + Divesting From the Status Quo

n this episode, Kat dissects the Netflix limited series Self-Made: Inspired by the Life of Madame C. J. Walker. What is the responsibility of Black creatives to Black stories, even if they are meant to entertain? Who gets remembered and who gets erased? How do we elevate storytelling out of the status quo? Kat tackles these questions and more in this episode.

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Madam C.J. Walker’s great-great-granddaughter responds to  accusations that Netflix’s “Self-Made” trashed Walker’s real-life rival  Annie Malone




A’Leila BundlesOn Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madame C. J. Walker

Frantz Fanon- Black Skins, White Masks
Shomari Willis-Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires
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