Vera Moore Cosmetics: ‘A dollar and a dream’

You know her name. In the ’70s, Vera Moore, who was born to working-class parents in Queens, New York, became one of the first Black actresses contracted to a soap opera. For over a decade, she portrayed nurse Linda Metcalf on NBC’s “Another World.” Immediately, the singer and theater actress turned soap opera star was faced with […]

How cosmetic mogul Vera Moore’s early struggles led her to success

From her poor upbringing in Queens, New York, to a brief stint as an actress on stage and screen, cosmetic mogul Vera Moore shares the risks she took to make her dreams a reality. The youngest of seven children born to working-class parents, Moore took her first job out of high school as a stenographer, […]