Eating Disorders in Black Women
[Editor's Note: Nourishing the Soul's post about disordered eating and black women is a must read. - Denise]
While Kerry Washington’s history of an eating disorder may seem to make her live up to the stereotype of the young Hollywood actress, it also shatters that of the powerful black woman.
The critically acclaimed star of Ray and The Last King of Scotland has talked candidly about her struggles with her body and food. In one interview, Washington revealed the ways in which her eating disorder kept her locked into an agonizing cycle.