Overlooked No More: Rose Morgan, a Pioneer in Hairdressing and Harlem

April 12, 2019
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“In less than five years, Morgan went from renting booths in other salons to opening “the biggest Negro beauty parlor in the world” as Ebony called it in its May 1946 issue. Rose Meta House of Beauty, which grossed more than $3 million in sales in its first few years, became a fixture in Harlem.”

A posthumous acknowledgement of #BlackHERstory.

Overlooked No More: Rose Morgan, a Pioneer in Hairdressing and Harlem

From 1945 on, her Rose Meta House of Beauty drew black women around the country to the famed enclave of Sugar Hill and “the biggest Negro beauty parlor in the world.”


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