In Praise of Size

By Fabu | July 23, 2012


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Representative Jim Sensenbrenner got some bad press earlier this year for making unflattering remarks about first lady Michelle Obama’s figure. To be blunt, the Wisconsin congressman said Mrs. Obama has a big butt. He’s since apologized, but Madison poet Fabu thinks he’s not the only one with some misconceptions about black women and beauty.



Fabu Phillis Carter is a poet laureate and storyteller. Her website is She lives in Madison.
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