Although her story is not as well known, Annie Turnbo Malone was the businesswoman and chemist that founded the first line of African-American hair care products and America's first black millionairess. Her pioneering efforts were in the creation of her hair care products, as well as her modern distribution system that would be emulated by … Continue reading Black History Month: Day 17 – The Pioneer of African-American hair care.
In America, women of color have done a lot to make their mark in history. But rarely is this taught, and when it is, the list usually starts at Harriet Tubman and stops at Rosa Parks. With respect to Mrs. Parks and Mrs. Tubman, it would be a travesty not to include one of the … Continue reading Black History Month: Day 15 – The First Lady of the Struggle