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Trump policy, racism can lead to some black women, the weight issues, professor says

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Do President, Trump politics make me look fat?

This is the kind of question that some black women are asking, a Rutgers University professor suggested, in a recent appearance on the Oprah Winfrey network.

Although, to be more precise, the problem can be, the stress and anxiety caused by the policy, than the policy itself, Brittney Cooper, who teaches gender studies at the New Jersey-based University, said on a recent episode of “Blacks and women the conversation.”

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The research shows to lose black women, weight more slowly than white women, and the trump-line, perhaps to a worsening of the situation, said Cooper on the program, according to CampusReform.org.

“We live in the trump era,” she said, “and you will see, these guidelines are killing our people. You can’t get access to good medical care insurance.

Increased stress, could be change to black women and metabolism to the point where it is more difficult to lose extra pounds, she said.

“I hate it when people talk about black women who are obese,” Cooper. “I hate it, because there is always a way to blame us for a number of conditions that we can’t do.”

She added: “It is literally that, the racism that you have experienced and are struggling to ends meet is actually not [sic] means that the diet work for you the same.”

In a separate interview, Cooper CampusReform.org said she was a 1990s, relying on information from Dr. Arline Geronimus, a public health is a research professor at the University of Michigan.

Geronimus, ” argues quite convincingly that black women have charms physiological stress reactions to racial hatred, and this affects our long-term health,” said Cooper.

I was relying on this body of work, and the president ‘ s status as a racially polarizing figure, and a contribution to questions of race, the stress for people of color.”

Cooper previously the President in August criticised during an appearance on MSNBC.

She was asked whether Trump was “feeling the heat” of GOP legislators as the President continued a fierce trade war with China, but Cooper the President is concerned, maybe a different kind of war to drive the economy.

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“One of the ways we have us out of the crisis, the protectionism in the 1940s was, we entered the second world war,” she told host Al Sharpton.

She added later: “Trump wants a big spanner under his belt. Either he wants his wall or riding on the glory of the economy. If he cannot, then he is quite ready to start a physical war to do it.”

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