*America is a melting pot of cultures that haven’t been functioning as a unified community, per se. But fortunately that seems that may be changing.

It may be that the entertainment industry has a lot to do with this contribution to the new America–the America that now wants to be darker and curvier.

Hip-hop has penetrated the country’s fashion, music, and film industries leaving a face of color as the vision behind them all.

Allure magazine reported the results of a recent survey they gave to find out how much the standards for beauty in the  U.S. have changed over the past 20 years.  Two decades ago, Allure conducted the same survey  (more…)