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For Black Women, Skinny Isn’t Necessarily The Ideal

Novelist Alice Randall writes in the New York Times that black women who decide to diet can run afoul of their partners’ and their community’s standard of beauty: “I know many black women whose sane, handsome, successful husbands worry when their women start losing weight. My lawyer husband is one.”

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