Check out this Psychology Today research that uses science to explain why black women are less attractive than white, Asian and Native American women. After you pick your jaw off the floor, be sure to leave a comment.
Edited to add:
Ha! Since I posted this, it seems the article has been taken down. The Root weighs in with this essay, and here is NPR’s take on the issue. Psychology Today has a new post on the matter.
ETA: Psychology Today editors apologized for publishing evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa’s blog post “Why Are Black Women Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women?” Kanazawa is also under investigation by the London School of Economics.