Octavia Spencer Spencer stars in the new Netflix limited series 'Self Made' as Madam C.J. Walker, America's first female self-made millionaire. She sold hair and makeup products to black women in the early 1900s. Spencer talks about Walker's legacy, playing a maid in'The Help,' and learning to speak up for better pay in Hollywood.

Also, rock critic Ken Tucker reviews the K-pop group BTS' new album 'Map of the Soul.'
NPR logo

Octavia Spencer

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/816432832/816540693" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/816432832/816540693" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Spencer stars in the new Netflix limited series 'Self Made' as Madam C.J. Walker, America's first female self-made millionaire. She sold hair and makeup products to black women in the early 1900s. Spencer talks about Walker's legacy, playing a maid in'The Help,' and learning to speak up for better pay in Hollywood.

Also, rock critic Ken Tucker reviews the K-pop group BTS' new album 'Map of the Soul.'