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Beauty Standards Reflect Eurocentric Paradigms-So What? Skin Color, Identity, and Black Female Beauty

  title={Beauty Standards Reflect Eurocentric Paradigms-So What? Skin Color, Identity, and Black Female Beauty},
  author={Cynthia L. Robinson-Moore},
Being black affects the way a person walks and talks, his or values, culture, and history, how that person rehtes to others and how they relate to him or her.The Color Complex (Russell, Wilson, and Hall 1992, 62)...I begin to suffer from not being [white] to the degree that [whites] impose discrimination on me, makes me a colonized native, robs me of all worth, all individuality, tells me that I am a parasite on the world, that I must bring myself as quickly as possible into step with the white… Expand
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  • T. Sturdivant
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Early Childhood
  • 2021
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