Annie Malone is recorded as the U.S.’s first black female millionaire. What a very interesting story not known by many.
In the 1920s, 30s and 40s, with the new freedom came business and financial
success for many women in Missouri. One of the nation’s wealthiest
African Americans was Annie Malone, founder and owner of
Poro College (watch video below), a cosmetics firm (view products below) that
started in St. Louis and later occupied an entire city block in Chicago.
Perhaps you have never heard of Annie before. If not, you’re in good company.
Most everyone reading this page has never heard of Annie.
And if you are in the African American hair care or cosmetics industry, Annie is
the “mother” of what you are doing. You are about to meet a remarkable woman…
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