PHOTO GALLERY: The Business of Black Haircare

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In the 1950s, Chicago entrepreneur George Johnson, a former Fuller Products employee, began to amass power and wealth with Johnson Products Company and development of Ultra Wave Culture, a “permanent” hair straightener for men. He also created a similar product for women. (Image: George Johnson)

In the 1950s, Chicago entrepreneur George Johnson, a former Fuller Products employee, began to amass…