Jamellah Ellis to be Recognized with a Joe Manns Black Wall Street Award at Bmorenews’ “Sweet 16” Celebration, Dec. 11, Baltimore Visitor Center

(BALTIMORE – December 1, 2018) – It is with great pride that Bmorenews announces that Jamellah Ellis, owner of Curl Theory, will be among individuals to be recognized with a Joe Manns Black Wall Street Award at the 16th Anniversary Celebration of Bmorenews on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 6 to 8 pm at Baltimore Visitor Center, 401 Light Street. In addition to 16 years of service, Bmorenews began giving away entrepreneurship-related awards 7 years ago.

Bmorenews and its partners celebrate black entrepreneurs and professionals as well as the people who support them regardless of race. The ultimate goal is to encourage entrepreneurship, particularly in the African American community. Over 1,200 or so honorees have been recognized thus far in 5 US cities: New York, Baltimore, Washington, Atlanta and New Orleans. These awards are presented in memory of the 600 black-owned businesses bombed and burned to the ground May 31 to June 1, 1921 in Tulsa’s Greenwood section.

RSVP for Bmorenews’ “Sweet 16” celebration at https://bmorenews16.eventbrite.com.

Who is Jamellah?

Jamellah Ellis owns Curl Theory (www.curltheorysalon.com), a textured hair salon devoted to helping its guests embrace the beauty in the hair they were born with and to providing hair therapy experiences that exceed guest expectations.  The salon was born from Jamellah’s desire to create a space where textured hair is celebrated, not tamed; where education informs every aspect of the styling experience; and where styling diversity can be achieved across all hair types.  Jamellah also owns Curl Theory Products, a new hair care product company that sells the Curl Theory Moisture Collection product line. A graduate of Spelman College and a former corporate lawyer, Jamellah works daily to provide the textured hair community with the products, tools, education and confidence needed to embrace their textured hair journeys – and thrive!