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Afro

A naturally bushy, rounded hairstyle worn predominantly by people of African descent. Don't tease your father—everybody had an Afro back in the '70s.

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.
Afro Packaging & Food Exhibition is where the international and domestic visitors meet the world's leading food processing and packaging professional manufacturers.
"Afro hair is very dry and more fragile than other types," she explained.
Meanwhile, Mundo Afro does not have a priority theme; rather, it seeks to promote all of their rights.
"Afro Samurai: Resurrection" is based on the original art and story telling of manga artist Takashi Okazaki, of a black samurai's quest for revenge and justice for his murdered father.
He said: "The Afro greeting card industry is still very much unchar-tered territory in the UK and one thing that struck me when looking around was where do Africans or Afro-Caribbeans buy greeting cards?
His Afro, which was 20cm long, took three years to cultivate and two hours for his mum Juliana Abizie, 38, to style every fortnight.
However, the mean hs-CRP levels were significantly lower in foreign-born Afro Caribbean American women and Afro Caribbean women born in the United States, compared with levels in African American women (1 mg/L, 1.1 mg/L, and 2.4 mg/L, respectively).
Afro American clients generally are very attuned to subtle racist communicative nuances and other nonverbal messages expressed by the counselor, and these subliminal "vibes" determine whether the client will be treated with respect in a safe environment (Boyd Franklin, 1989).
With the exception of the Afro "blocks"--which are something like Mardi Gras krewes--where there is more interest in the costumes and the particular dance steps that have been passed down through generations, the trucks and the groups that parade around them tend to look and feel the same.
BUBBLY stylist Patricia Johnson is launching Coventry's first Afro hairdressing course at Henley College's hair and beauty department.
The 31-year-old from Small Heath, Birmingham, has a talent for creating funky, way-out Afro styles for his more daring clients.
the aesthetics element, the Afro-hairstyle and Afro clothing ...
This means turning away from the state and develop a whole range of anti-colonial practices which would help the colonized people to get rid of internalized colonialism and to develop new alternative indigenous or Afro subjectivities (Coulthard 2014, 151-179).
The next movement, labeled "AfroCuban," returns to a slow tempo based on another typical Afro-Cuban rhythm known as afro in Cuban popular music.