PHOTO GALLERY: The Business of Black Haircare

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The 10 leading black-owned haircare companies established the American Health and Beauty Aids Institute (AHBAI), a trade association to provide education and advocacy, in 1981. The organization is initially led by Chairman George Johnson of Johnson Products and Executive Director Lafayette Jones, a leading black haircare spokesman. (Image: Proud Lady symbol)

The 10 leading black-owned haircare companies established the American Health and Beauty Aids Institute (AHBAI),…