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Reply to "Kola Boof Speaks: Race & Beauty In America"

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No matter how lovely the "tan" is on Jennifer Beales....that tan aquires STATUS once it appears on a white woman, and is especially valuable....because it's TEMPORARY on a white woman and does not pass into the womb to color the child.

Thank you Oshun Auset and Rowe for your posts. The above comment is certainly the most powerful - and distressing - expression I've encountered about the seeming paradox of European obsession with sun tanning.

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