What Madam C.J. Walker And Annie Malone Taught Us About Black Hair Pride

On why we can't let companies continue to commodify Black existence.

Petiri Ira
ZORA
Published in
6 min readFeb 13, 2023

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Photograph of Annie Malone (left) and Madam C.J. Walker (right)

When thinking about Black history, and the history of Black hair we must honour, Black woman pioneers Madam C.J. Walker and Annie Malone. Known for creating homemade hair products catered towards Black hair textures, Walker…

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Petiri Ira
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