A twentieth-century triangle trade: selling black beauty at home and abroad, 1945–1965.

@article{McAndrew2010ATT,
  title={A twentieth-century triangle trade: selling black beauty at home and abroad, 1945–1965.},
  author={Malia McAndrew},
  journal={Enterprise & society},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={784-810}
}
This study examines the careers of African American beauty culturists as they worked in the United States, Europe, and Africa between 1945 and 1965. Facing push back at home, African American beauty entrepreneurs frequently sought out international venues that were hospitable and receptive to black Americans in the years following World War II. By strategically using European sites that white Americans regarded as the birthplace of Western fashion and beauty, African American entrepreneurs in… CONTINUE READING