Afro-American and hispanic (american) mothers are blind!!! A shocking study in a peer reviewed medical journals shows that the opinions of afro-american and hispanic mothers is disorted. They think that their children are thinner than that they really are. In other words, they are blind as a bat concerning their kids. Discuss! Cultural influence? Excessive emotional damage to repression of the afro-american and hispanic population by capitalist exploiters leading to not seeing the spoon? difference in photoreceptor populations? Another explanation? reference: Killion L, Hughes SO, Wendt JC, Pease D, Nicklas TA. Minority mothers' perceptions of children's body size. Int J Pediatr Obes. 2006;1(2):96-102.