Biographical Information Category

April 10, 2019

Overlooked No More: Rose Morgan, a Pioneer in Hairdressing and Harlem

From 1945 on, her Rose Meta House of Beauty drew black women around the country to the famed enclave of Sugar Hill and “the biggest Negro beauty parlor in the world.”

April 3, 2019

Overlooked No More: S.N. Goenka, Who Brought Mindfulness to the West

He gave up life as a successful Burmese businessman to teach meditation in India, and played a significant role in the explosion of interest in meditation as we know it today.