Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Self Made: Inspired by the life of C. J. Walker series premiere TV billboards...

Octavia Spencer Self Made Netflix billboard
Just as Hidden Figures enlightened many people about three black women pivotal to America's success in the Space Race in the 1960s, Octavia Spencer is back to tell another important tale from history in Netflix's new limited series, Self Made: Inspired by the life of Madam C. J. Walker.
Self Made series premiere billboard
The actress plays the first female self made millionaire in the four-episode television series based on true events, chronicling how the African American washerwoman rose from poverty to build a beauty empire of cosmetics and haircare products for black women and became a self-made business mogul.

The series is based on the 2001 biography, On Her Own Ground, by A'Lelia Bundles and also stars Tiffany Haddish, Carmen Ejogo, Blair Underwood, Garrett Morris, Kevin Carroll and J. Alphonse Nicholson.
Self Made Netflix series billboard
These series launch billboards were photographed along West Hollywood's Sunset Strip on March 18, 2020.
Self Made series launch billboard
Octavia Spencer fans can also enjoy these Hidden Figures movie billboards, these movie billboards for The Help, these Truth Be Told billboards and these Red Band Society billboards.
Self Made limited series billboard
Living from 1867 to 1919, this trailblazing entrepreneur overcame hardships, inequalities, sexism and racism, and is the embodiment of the American Dream and an inspiration to us all in these difficult times.

Make sure you take the time to get to know more about Madam C. J. Walker.
Self Made Madam CJ Walker billboard
UPDATED: Congratulations to Octavia Spencer for being Emmy nominated for her portrayal of Madam C. J. Walker. This Emmy nominee billboard was spotted above Pico Boulevard on August 11, 2020.
Octavia Spencer Self Made Emmy nominee billboard

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