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The Coronavirus is having an impact on various industries and communities across the world, but have you ever wonder about its impact on the hair industry?
Maiysha Kai, of The Root, writes, “The issue may understandably seem trivial or outright ridiculous to some, but as world markets continue to fall in response to what many are beginning to consider a pandemic, it’s worth acknowledging that to the United States alone, hair imports from are an over-$1.5 billion hair industry. And as we well know, black women are both the industry’s primary clientele and increasingly its purveyors.”
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