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Men's Rompers: Is it Hot or Not?

Ladies, there's a new trend in the U.S. for men to wear one piece jumpers also known as men's rompers.  What do you think is this fashion trend hot or is it just a not?


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A Lesson in Consistency From The MAC Counter

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Interesting enough Stacy had a degree in science and had previously worked as an engineer.  She began doing makeup (mostly for weddings) on the side.  She would often visit MAC for her make up artistry inventory.  Eventually, she was at the store nearly every day just hanging out and helping.  Finally, the staff said, “Hey you should work here.”  So she began working part time.  Her consistency in her passion shined through and led MAC to offer her a job as a manager.  Now she has traded in her science beaker for makeup brushes and brings joy to every lady that has the pleasure of sitting at her makeup counter.
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African Americans Are The Largest Group Affected By HIV/AIDS in the U.S.

Recently a statistic was released stating that Atlanta Ga now has the highest incidence of HIV in the United States.  

This picture taking from Instagram, has been floating all over social media.1 in 51 people living in Georgia are expected to have HIV in their lifetime.  According to some these statistics are on the same level as African Countries.
Dr. Anthony Faucia from the National Institute of Health, has been making medical strides against HIV/AIDS for the last 30 years. Recently he held a conference with statistical slides unveiling information that African Americans are most affected by HIV/AIDS in The United States.
According to Dr Faucia when AIDS first came out patients died within 1-2 years.  Now with medication patients can live an additional 50 years.  
With the antiretroviral medications available in this country there is noway people should continue dying of AIDS.
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3 Things You Didn't Know About African Fashion

African fashion is key to to the heritage of Africans and those in the African diaspora.  From the vivid fabrics of kente cloth and ankara to the regalia of jewelry and head wraps; the history and future of  African fashion continues to thrive.  Here are some surprising facts about the fashion in Africa that may just surprise you.
1. Africa Fashion Week Nigeria #AFWN
Yes, Africa has it's own Fashion Week in Nigeria.  This year it is being hosted June 3rd & 4th at The National Theater in Lagos, Nigeria.  There will be 50 designers and Fashion Houses present.   Africa Fashion Week Nigeria was created by Ronke Ademiluyi, along with Africa Fashion Week London, in order to showcase new and upcoming African clothing designers and to preserve the culture.  For more information please visit the official website Africa Fashion Week Nigeria.  To get the latest updates on twitter use the hashtag #AFWN
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