Women you should know: Marjorie Joyner
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Women you should know: Marjorie Joyner

Marjorie Stewart Joyner  was the granddaughter of a slave and a white slave-owner, she was born on October 24, 1896 in Monterey, Virginia. She moved to Chicago in 1912, and shortly thereafter, she began studying cosmetology. In 1916, she became the first African American graduate of Chicago’s A.B. Molar Beauty School. In Chicago, Joyner met … Continue reading

Le’jemalik Salon & Boutique
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Le’jemalik Salon & Boutique

Le’jemalik: Where Tradition and Women Empowerment Meet Meet Huda Quhshi the founder of Le’jemalik Beauty Salon, located in Brooklyn, New York. Le’jemalik (“for your beauty” in Arabic) is a salon that primarily caters to hijab wearing Muslim women. In some traditions of Islam it’s forbidden for women to show their hair to men outside of … Continue reading