Annie Turnbo Malone became the first black, female millionaire by successfully developing and marketing hair products for black women in St. Louis. She used her wealth to promote the advancement of African Americans and gave away most of her money to charity.
Born on August 9, 1869, in Metropolis, Illinois, Annie Minerva Though she did not posses a high school diploma this did not hold her back. Malone discovered she was good at chemistry and later on became a millionare, chemist and entrepreneur.
Annie Malone established Poro College in St. Louis in 1918. The cosmetology school and training center offered black women a place to advance themselves.
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