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Beauty Standards for Black Girls

For many teenagers, the images we see online make us feel worse about how we look. Our next story comes from Aria Baldinger-Williams, a sophomore at Ruth Asawa School of the Arts. She's mixed race, and says she feels pressure from the internet to present herself in the way that a perfect Black girl should.

"For me, I think that Black beauty, kind of like Black media, is always something that's endangered and contested."
Dr. Timeka Tounsel