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Black History Month Celebration: Annie Malone

Born August 9, 1869 in Metropolis, IL, Ms. Malone is recorded as being the first black female millionaire. Her success began when she created a chemical that could straighten hair without damage. She developed her brand of hair products titled “Poro” and with assistance, began selling her products door to door.In 1917 she founded and opened Poro College, the first…

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