Fine Brown Frames, Diet, Exercise and “Ideal” Black Female Bodies in Postwar America

Fine Brown Frames, Diet, Exercise and “Ideal” Black Female Bodies in Postwar America

The Africana Studies department hosted an event titled Fine Brown Frames, Diet, Exercise and “Ideal” Black Female Bodies in Postwar America given by Dr. Ava Purkiss. Her talk revolved around the beauty ideals that were projected onto black female bodies at this time which included physical beauty, exercise, and dietary standards that promoted diet culture…