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Episode 2: Women of Color

Afshan and Jazmine describe growing up in New York as women of color.

Afshan and Jazmine both grew up in an ethnically diverse area, the surrounding areas of New York City. But despite the readily available access to culture, they both faced pressure to conform to Americanized standards of beauty. Through education and being active in their communities, they’ve grown to love themselves and find others who are willing to share their culture with them.

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