Juneteenth cookbook 'Watermelon and Red Birds'; Racism and body standards

Juneteenth cookbook 'Watermelon and Red Birds'; Racism and body standards

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Thursday, 2 June

Food writer Nicole A. Taylor talks about her new cookbook "Watermelon and Red Birds: A Cookbook for Juneteenth and Black Celebrations." And, from body mass index to our nation's obsession with slenderness, our ideals of the ultimate body is racialized and racist. Tonya Mosley takes on this topic in the latest episode of her podcast "Truth Be Told."
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