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Afro

and fro
n. a hairdo, sometimes worn by American blacks, where the hair appears to be a large puffy ball. (From African.) Man, I thought Afros went out in the sixties! This rain’s gonna ruin my fro!
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Embora, o termo pastoral de a conotacao de uma iniciativa ligada a Igreja Catolica, os encontros ocorreram por decisao e vontade das liderancas de grupos de pastoral afro atuantes nos diversos paises, nao vindos e orientados pela hierarquia eclesial.
Diane, who has sons Joshua, 3, and Kaden, 7, has now been asked to give talks to the foster parents of mixed race children who want to know how to care for Afro hair.
The Afro Card Company is supplying markets as diverse as Holland, Spain and South Africa.
CUT DOWN TO SIZE: John has his heavy-duty Afro shaved off by barber Alex Ozluk yesterday and raised pounds 500 for a leukaemia charity.
In addition, elevated hs-CRP levels defined as greater than 3 mg/L were observed in 10% of foreign-born Afro Caribbean American women, 7.
Euro-American counselors, in an effort to avoid confrontation with Afro-American clients, also might unquestioningly comply with the rhetoric of "Afro-American power," adopt a subservient role in the relationship, speak ebonies or use "black slang" to connect with the client, or show too much admiration for the ability of Afro Americans to "work the system" (Boyd-Franklin).
Although courses specialising in Afro hairdressing are commonplace in major cities such as London and Birmingham, it is the first time such a specialist programme has been delivered in Coventry.
It's a far cry from 20 years ago, when the only fashion choice for black men and women was short - or bouffant Afro.
The AFRO has one of the most comprehensive collections of African American history in the world," said Oliver, the great grandson of the newspaper's founder John H.
com)-- The music trio, Rough copy, from X factor, has been lined up to perform at this year's annual Afro Model Awards 2015.
VALENCIA - Polyester jumpsuits, sequined halter tops and unwieldy Afro wigs abounded Saturday evening at the annual Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley auction benefit, where a ``Disco Inferno'' theme lured a return to '70s style.
RIO FERDINAND is refusing to get his massive afro out for matches - because he fears it might cut his speed.
There were a lot of ads about the new synthetic fibers being used in Afro wigs.
Union bosses and council education chiefs said Afro Caribbean pupils would continue to under-achieve unless they had more role models in the classroom.