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Couples Inc. : Beauty Supply Store Owners, Quintin & Megan Lathan

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After all the conversations about how too few Black people are involved in the beauty supply industry, we were glad to learn about Quintin and Megan Lathan. They own Beauty Plus, a beauty supply store in Baltimore. SB: How did you both meet? Megan: We met through Quintin’s cousin who was my co-worker at the time.…

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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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50 Other Black Owned Hair & Beauty Brands to Support

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Hair care is a multibillion-dollar industry fueled primarily by Black women. We spend A LOT of money – an estimated $2.5 billion on hair care products in 2016 – nine times more than the general market. But what should we do when a Black-owned brand down the “multicultural” road to riches (see: Shea Moisture, Carol’s…

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27 Black Owned Businesses in the UK

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Our second list of Black owned businesses in the UK is here by popular demand! If you haven’t seen the first list, check it out. Otherwise, enjoy and support these amazing Black owned businesses in the UK! Black Owned Businesses in the UK My Duvets offers customised bed linen and pillow cases. Their design studio…

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Annie Turnbo Malone: One of the First Black Women Millionaires in the U.S.

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If you haven’t heard of Annie Turnbo Malone before today, you aren’t alone. When we found out about her, we were amazed that despite her amazing achievements, she isn’t a household name. So, who is Annie Malone? Annie Turnbo Malone Annie Turnbo Malone (August 9, 1869—May 10, 1957) is recorded as one of the U.S.’s first…

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30 Black Owned Businesses in Chicago

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Here’s our list of 30 Black Owned Businesses in Chicago, aka “The Windy City”. We love the architecture. We also love the fact that this city is FULL of all types of amazing businesses. Black Owned businesses in Chicago   FOOD Mikkey Halsted, DJ Toure and Rico Nance, are the owners of Mikkey’s Retro Grill.…

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5 Black Owned Subscription Box Businesses

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The subscription box industry has become extremely popular in the last few years. Many businesses, large and small, are getting in on the action. Some of these are Black Owned Subscription Box Businesses that offer great products and services. Check them out! Black Owned Subscription Box Businesses Ujamaa Box founder, Ebony Costain comes from a…

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