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Growing up as a black woman, I never wanted to be skinny. Growing up in an age before social media, my beauty standards were defined by the images and media in my surroundings, which at the time was predominantly African American.
In my world, we rarely saw the thin white woman. We saw the video vixen in music videos — she was our beauty standard.
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As a result, black women are turning to unsafe tactics to achieve this figure. Advertisement Advertisement Most famous is the conviction of Oneal Ron Morristhe woman who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for performing illegal butt injections, reportedly filled with horrifying ingredients such as cement, mineral oil and bathroom caulking, resulting in the death of one of her clients, Shatarka Nuby.
Celebrities such as K Michelle and Cardi B have openly discussed the appeal and consequent regret and harm of these backstreet injections. I applaud these women, because we have been silent for far too long.