Full episode 589: Tell Me I’m Fat Act Three How Are You Doing with Sizes? Share a clip Transcript ByRoxane GayIra Glass Obesity in America affects a higher percentage of black people than white people. Roxane Gay talks about being black and being fat with host Ira Glass. Gay is the author of Bad Feminist. (5 minutes) More in RaceView all 758: Talking While Black Jan. 7, 2022 Act One: Incident During her sophomore year in high school, Nevaeh was targeted in a secret text message chain by a handful of her peers. 758: Talking While Black Jan. 7, 2022 Act Two: The Farce Awakens After the murder of George Floyd, sales of books by Black authors skyrocketed. 738: Good Grief! May 28, 2021 Act Three: The Caretaker Producer Bim Adewunmi travels to the site in Minneapolis where George Floyd was murdered by a police officer. Staff RecommendationsView all 75 Sept. 12, 1997 Kindness of Strangers A locksmith tells the story of an act of kindness he committed, hoping for a small reward. That, and other stories of kindness in New York City. 589 June 17, 2016 Tell Me I’m Fat Maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat.