Influential People in the History of Black [natural] Hair

influential people in the history of black natural hair

influential people in the history of black natural hair

People who shaped the culture of black [natural] hair into what it is today.

There are always people who move along the events on the timeline of history.  This is no different from the history of black [natural] hair.  This page will be dedicated to these people and their accomplishments that moved our hair culture to where it is today – either positively, or negatively.  For a far better read, check out the book HairStory: Untangling the Roots of of Black Hair in America by Ayana Byrd and Lori Tharps.  Also check out www.UnderstandingBlackHair.com.  These are among my sources.

Influential People in the History of Black [natural] Hair

Annie Minerva Turnbo Malone, 1869 – 1957

Annie Minerva Turnbo Malone

 Sarah Breedlove McWilliams Walker, 1867 – 1919

Madame CJ Walker

Marjorie Stewart Joyner, 1896 – 1994

Marjorie Joyner portrait

Madame Sarah Spencer Washington, 1889 – 1953

Madame Sarah Spencer Washington

Madame Nobia (N.A.) Franklin, 1892 – 1934

Nobia Franklin thumbnail

Garrett Augustus Morgan, 1877 – 1963

Garrett Morgan pic

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