The Black beauty supply industry rakes in billions of dollars every year, but African Americans only own a fraction of the businesses within in industry. According to the Beauty Supply Institute, the beauty supply industry generates $15 billion per year, 96% of the customers are Black and less than 3% of ownership within the industry is Black.
Roland Martin talks with filmmaker, Aron Ranen; Devin Robinson, founder of the Beauty Supply Institute; Princess Hill and Kelly Williams co-owners of Ambiance Beauty Supply about how African Americans are being locked out of the beauty supply industry.
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