African-American Appreciation Thread - Highlighting contributions from our most productive citizens

The only demonstrated biological predisposition to obesity that is common that I'm aware of is epigenetic rather than genetic. But my information could easily be outdated. I'm curious about the genetic roots of the issue with Polynesians.
It was some article talking about them having a gene. I seem to recall there being an argument that they evolved to pack on weight quickly due to feast-and-famine cycles on Pacific islands caused by typhoons. But that seems far-fetched, since the timeframe of their Pacific expansion is so short.

Still, here's one article talking about it.

 

Doctor Placebo

Western education is sin.
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Doctor Placebo

Western education is sin.
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A lot of black people say they are straight and act like a typical straight person, and only flirt with and date girls. However often times they are also, "On the down low." and will sometimes actually have anal sex with white men. While still presenting themselves as straight. And keep it a secret.
You seem to know a lot about this. Personal experience?
 
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