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Chicago Area Woman Opens Beauty Supply Store

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Princess Dempsey knows that she’s a rarity — it’s nothing new. The Broadview businesswoman has for years owned one of the few minority- and women-owned certified staffing firms in the country. So owning Princess Delights Beauty Supply — what she and some of her patrons suspect is very likely the first and only black-owned beauty…

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Black Beauty Supply Store Celebrates 30 Years

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On Saturday, July 22nd, African Image Beauty Supply Salon celebrated their 30th anniversary grand re-opening sale. Rebecca Opong opened her business over three decades ago wanting to bring hair care and more to the community. “It’s kind of like a giving back to the community,” stated Opong. “Meet new people, meet old people.” There will…

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The Politics Behind the Black Beauty Store Industry Dominated by Koreans – MPR

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Karen Coffey opened Bella Beauty and Hair in January with lots of optimism and a stylist’s eye for hair extensions and other products tailored to Black women. She thought that would be enough to succeed. She didn’t realize the game would be stacked against her before she even opened her door. Like Black entrepreneurs before her,…

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