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Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer will star in her very own Netflix series about black hair care mogul Madam C.J. Walker.

The upcoming 8-episode series, which will be based on her great- great- granddaughter A’Leila Bundles’s biography “On Her Own Ground,” will share the story of how Madam C.J. Walker become the first self-made female millionaire in the U.S. by creating black hair care products and improving the hot comb.

The series does not have a release date yet…


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