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A simple request for sliced cheese lead to a police encounter for two Black men at a Carrytown, Virginia, CVS store. According to  Ricky Berry, he and his roommate Philip Blackwell needed some sliced cheese and entered a local CVS. When they asked the clerk if the store carried cheese, he was told that it…

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According to law enforcement officials, the looting that took place in the wake of the police killing of Freddie Gray led to Baltimore being flooded with prescription drugs such as Percocet and Oxycontin. Reportedly, 27 drugstores and two methadone clinics were looted. Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts has stated that police are working with the Drug Enforcement Administration…

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Kentucky Derby 2013 It is Kentucky Derby weekend 2013: a time to look stylish and amazing while flaunting your best dress, pumps and hat. We have comprised three different looks using the same dress. We found a Oscar De La Renta dress at Bergdorf Goodman. It is definitely an investment that will appreciate over time…

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Get this look for your romantic relationship We recently posted how to get Mariah Carey’s amazing wedding dress look here. See BLISS. This is the look to get for the honeymoon, or just a romantic night with your love. Perfect for anniversaries, romantic nights together and whenever you want to celebrate your own happiness. Mariah and…

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We recently posted a fashion story on Rihanna’s sexiest looks from her Diamonds Tour. She is making waves and setting off alarms with amazing fashions, custom created by designer Ricardo Tisci for Givenchy. Here are our favorite two looks. See how you can get them for a fraction of the price. Please click through for…

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Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) For the past few decades we have been enriched by the wonderful music Marvin Gaye produced throughout his musical career. I think every April 3 we should have an official Marvin Gaye Style Day. Not only was he immensely talented, and God-blessed handsomely beautiful, but he…

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My hot pink-fuschia obssesion is official. I keep trying to play myself and say the way I fiend for the color is not that serious but every time I try and depart from incorporating it somehow into my life, I get the jitters … bad. Please check out these wonderful points of color inspiration that…

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Easter is here and the mood is happy, pastel, light, and vibrant. Fashion has made tremendous strides in the last few years and trendsetters are spreading their creative wings with things other than clothing and shoes. Vibrant colors on the face, nails, and hair now complement your entire wardrobe. Here are some inspiration points to draw from…

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Spring is here! Next time you’re getting a manicure, skip neutrals and try one of these fresh and flattering shades. Bond with Whomever by Essie  A gorgeous Lilac, Essie’s Sure Shot is as pretty as a garden of african violets. To buy: $8, cvs.com 

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CVS’ Project Health is offering an array of free comprehensive health risk assessments and screenings during five national health awareness month with over 1,000 events scheduled for 2012. The nation’s leading retail pharmacy has been offering the wellness program since 2006. Here, Dawn-Marie Gray, senior marketing manager, multicultural, discusses how the program benefits African American…

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Bronner Bros. International Hair Show hosted its second annual Marketing Retreat and Conference at the W. Hotel in downtown Atlanta. Expert marketing executives from retail outlets and advertising agencies offered their insight on how to refuel your pitch engine and the best methods to to get the attention of supplier diversity professionals, media planners and…

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Black Opal Eye Shadow Mosaics has joined the hottest new segment in the cosmetics industry, mineral makeup. The Zanzibar, Caribbean Blue, Rain Forest and Gold Galaxy are light, sheer, natural-looking and easy to wear. They contain all-natural minerals that help protect the skin from damage from the environment and are hypoallergenic. Black Opal Eye Shadow Mosaics…

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