BackStory is a weekly public podcast hosted by U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Brian Balogh, Nathan Connolly and Joanne Freeman. We're based in Charlottesville, Va. at Virginia Humanities. There’s the history you had to learn, and the history you want to learn - that’s where BackStory comes in. Each week BackStory takes a topic that people are talking about and explores it through the lens of American history. Through stories, interviews, and conversations with our listeners, BackStory makes histo ...
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A'Lelia Bundles talks with The Gist of Freedom, guest host Shellie Gaines about her great great Grandmother Madam C.J.Walker, her book Self Made and the Netflix series Self Made which was inspired by her book. Octavia Spencer has her hands in many projects, the Academy Award-winning actress is starred as the trailblazing Madam C.J. Walker in an autobiographical limited series for Netflix. The hair care mogul broke barriers as America's first Black self-made millionaire. Spencer revealed that LeBron James, who is producing the series via his SpringHill Entertainment, helped her with her Netflix deal. “I have to say, when I was negotiating my deal for ‘Madam C.J.,’ LeBron James had to intervene,” Spencer said. “So we need all our male counterparts to be in the fight with us.”