Making Connections. Empowering People.
Since the turn of the 19th century, beauty salons and barber shops have served as special places among African Americans. A Community Within the Community. Beauty salons and barber shops have been places not only to get hair care services but locations where black people could be vulnerable and talk about issues of importance in the community. There were spaces where customers interacted while having conversations about local gossip, politics, and community affairs. Over the