The beauty standards and the representations of black women’s bodies as a rejection of these standards

The reading: Tressie McMillan Cottom, “In the Name of Beauty” in Thick and Sabrina Strings, “Epilogue” to Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat PhobiaAnswer these questions: Where do racism and misogyny meet in the construction of American beauty standards?Response papers should follow this format: 1.5 to 2 pages, single spaced, 11 point font in Times New Roman or Calibri, usual margins.WHO/WHAT – Which theme does the reading represent? Who wrote the reading and why do you think they wrote it?WHAT – Is the reading a primary source or a secondary source? Explain why that matters; that is, was the reading penned by a woman who saw things happen as they unfolded or was it written by a person who is interpreting the past?HOW – How does the reading address the theme? How are Black women represented in these readings?WHERE – Does the article talk about where the black women are located. Explain why geography matters.WHEN – What was going on in American history at the time that produced these responses to black women’s bodies?WHY does it matter/SIGNIFICANCE – If you could go back in time and correct this situation with a specific policy, what would correction would you propose?Add quotes from the readings.