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Marjorie Joyner | Bethune Cookman University Notable Alumni

Marjorie Joyner | Bethune Cookman University Notable Alumni

An American businesswoman, hair care entrepreneur, philanthropist, educator, and activist, Joyner is noted for being the first African-American woman to create and patent a permanent hair-wave machine. In addition to her career in hair care, Joyner was highly visible in the African-American community in Chicago. In 1973, at the age of 77, Joyner was awarded a ...

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