NewsOne Now Video Podcast: Blacks Locked Out Of $15B Beauty Supply Industry

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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 RanenDevin 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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  • lucylee

    It is time we stopped wearing OPH and DFH. Some of our own family members would not recognize us if we took the stuff off of our heads.

  • lucylee

    It is time we stopped wearing OPH and DFH. Some of our own family members would not recognize us if we took the stuff off of our heads.

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