Harvard Business School did a study in 2011 which concluded that signing a big-name endorser increases a company’s sale by $10 million annually and is a catalyst for a 0.25% increase in stock returns. Entertainment news is big business. Black American entertainers are a big part of current celebrity news.
The Oprah Winfrey Show aired for 25 seasons, from 1986 to 2011. With its placement on 120 channels and an audience of 10 million people, the show grossed $125 million by the end of its first year, of which Winfrey received $30 million. Will Smith is one of the film industry’s most highly paid actors according to black celebrity news. Nearly all of his films have grossed over $100 million.
As of 2010 Black Entertainment Television (BET) was the most prominent television network targeting youn more »
As we head into warm summer temperatures, we focus more on hair removal techniques. The warmer weather brings out the shorts and tank tops, making hair removal more important. Before you go out and buy that bulk package of razors that never quite get the job done, consider your alternative hair removal options. These cosmetic hair removal procedures save you time, money, and leave you with smooth and hairless parts.
Waxing is not a new hair removal method. However, the procedures have changed. Waxing was once a painful and uncomfortable process. Although there is always likely to be some amount of discomfort present with waxing, the newer methods have made them more bearable. Waxing body hair is probably the second most common form of hair removal, behind that of shaving. Waxing more »
You finally feel like a grown up.
Five years after graduating from college and entering the work force, you feel like you are getting a handle on the adulting that you have been doing. And while it should have been the part about getting a full time job in your chosen career, or the time when you and your fiance tied the knot, or the fact that you both signed your name on a 15 year mortgage on your first home that made you feel like a full fledged adult, that was not the case. This whole feeling of being an adult did not occur because of any of the major transitions in life; instead, it happened when you and your husband decided to purchase high end living room furniture for your newly remodeled first floor kitchen and great room.
When it comes to helping military families there are several ways you can help those who are serving abroad and have families still in the state. It really not as difficult as some may think. While many people are dealing with a very hectic personal and professional schedule, there are still some great ways to squeeze in a few acts of kindness here and there. Helping military families is also a great way to remember and pay tribute to those who?ve lost their lives serving the country.
Let take a closer look at some the many ways you can go about helping military families today or whenever you have the time.
You Can Volunteer to Place The Flag On A Grave Site
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The summer only means one thing to a great many people in the United States of America, and that is spending time at the beach. And if you spend any time at the beach at all, you already know how important it is to have a quality beach towel with you wherever you go.
There are many different types of beach towels to chose from, and you can very easily select the one that makes you the most comfortable. There are embroidered beach towels with your initials you can very easily purchase. You can also find logo beach towels that can promote your business or some other business you might not even know about. You can even find photo beach towels that have a photo of someplace familiar more »
Linens come in all shapes and sizes. In most cases, linens will come in 134 inch round shapes and 8 foot long drapes for rectangular tables. Cocktail tables are best suited for either 108 or 120 inch round linen coverings. Having the right wedding linen rentals is essential for your special day. However, it can sometimes seem overwhelming, especially with everything else that comes with planning a wedding. In this post, you will learn more about the various types of table cover rentals available. Seeking where to rent table linens for weddings? A local company can work with your ideas until your needs are adequately met.
Today’s fashion industry is a booming one. With new trends appearing and fading faster than just about anyone can keep up with, it can be intriguing to see what the latest styles are. However with trends shifting so quickly, and holding such sway over such a large amount of the population, this creates a few problems that cannot go ignored much longer. Not only does the fashion industry too often feed into the unrealistic beauty standards that cater to such a small fraction of society, but it also helps to create more waste than we should ever have been allowed to create.
There’s nothing wrong with enjoying new trends, as long as it is done in a healthy and responsible manner. Back in 1930, an American woman would typically own an average of nine outfits. Fast forward to today’s norms, and many more »
This might seem pretty pathetic, but here goes. I moved here 18 months ago. I am a stay-at-home mom, however, all of my children are in school. My oldest son has moderate to severe autism which prevents me from having a regular nine to five job. I am simply looking for another stay-at-home mother or somebody who has some familiarity with my situation to talk to during the day or to get coffee or lunch with.
Some cries for help are loud, clear, and easy to interpret; some cries for help are painfully silent and easy to miss. The day you read on the neighborhood social media site that someone in your neighborhood was literally crying for a friend, you immediately reached out. At the time you were having a garage sale just down the street so you invited her outside to come over and chat more »
When a man is a well-dressed man, he is someone who has taken a great deal of time to put himself together. Even in the most casual clothes, he has taken the time to know exactly what to put on in order to display his own unique style. A nice pair of leather dress shoes, Italian loafers, or even a pair of artisan shoes paired with a wide leather belt can really show a man off.
Men’s dress shoes are not quite as dominant as the market is for women; they only account for 6% of the shoe market. High end mens shoes can bring in a hefty price, mainly because of some of the e more »
As the old saying goes sometimes the writing is on the wall when it comes the fate of the planet, the writing is becoming more and and more clear, there are serious environmental issues that we will need to address in a timely fashion. One of the biggest problems that face the upcoming generation is the proliferation of waste. Even though we all grew up hearing that you have to recycle and reuse, many people still have a disposable mentality when it comes to the products that they choose. It is estimated that most plastic bags are used for a mere 25 minutes before being thrown away. This stat might surprise you, but the fact that the average plastic bag can take from between 15 to a 100s of years before it completely decomposes should make the scale of the problem all too apparent.
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