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I’m a Thin, Black Man, And That Worries My Family

Youth Radio’s Riley Lockett constantly hears remarks about how skinny he is. But to him, these quips carry a deeper fear about being a black man in America. “I can be a strong man with a skinny body, as long as I’m confident and comfortable with my size.” Read more at Youth Radio.


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This entry was posted on October 30, 2017 by in Radio, Youth Radio and tagged , .

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