Fearing the Black Body

October 08, 2019 8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 31 min Download
Fearing the Black Body

Fearing the Black Body

October 08, 2019 8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 31 min Download
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What if we told you that every fad diet, fashion editorial, and #fitspo post on social media could all be traced back to racist pseudoscience? In this episode, Brittany is joined by Sabrina Strings, sociologist and author of Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia, whose groundbreaking research parses the intersection of thinness, whiteness, and beauty ideals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices