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Devin Robinson: The Black Hair Industry (Pre-Recorded)

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Special Guest Devin Robinson

Beauty salon owners, along with anyone interested in the Black Beauty Suppy business, will gain excellent insights from Devin Robinson on topics such as how to manage cyclical income and why salon owners might consider adding retailing to their services (quadrupled income).

Professor Devin A. Robinson is a Pulitzer prize-winning newspaper columnist, social activist, author, and an Economics Professor at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia and the Founder of Going Against the Grain Group. Devin is a native of the United States Virgin Islands and the great-great grandson of a runaway slave.

He is the author of 7 books. Two of his most popular titles are, "Blacks: From the Plantation to the Prison" and "Rebuilding the Black Infrastructure: Making America a Colorless Nation".

His appearance in the straight to DVD Documentary, "The Black Hair", and authoring the best-selling book, "Taking it Back: How to Become a Successful Black Beauty Supply Store Owner" earned him an appearance in Ebony magazine in 2008 as a Beauty Supply Ambassador, an industry he continues to work helping Blacks become owners of Beauty Supply Stores. Soon after, he Founded Beauty Retailing University.

Devin continues to write a column for the Daily News newspaper since 2003. His book "Rebuilding the Black Infrastructure" answers the questions of "What Should the Black Community Do Next?"

Professor Robinson has appeared on many regional and national news outlets to include, CBS, WSB, Fox, NPR Radio, XM Radio and more. He makes frequent lectures at Universities across the country.