Black Women Heavier, Happier With Bodies

66% of overweight or obese black women report having high self-esteem

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 28, 2012 12:46 AM CST | Updated Feb 28, 2012 6:31 AM CST

(Newser) – Hefty can be heavenly. That seems to be the feeling of many black women. While they tend to be heavier than white women, they're significantly happier with their bodies, a Washington Post/Kaiser Family Foundation survey has discovered. While only 41% of average-sized or thin...   Read full story »


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