Saying More About Passing & Mixed Race Beauty on NPR

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Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor has died at the age of 79. The screen icon became a 12-year-old sensation in the movie, "National Velvet". She went on to star in 53 films, winning two Oscars for her work. In Tell Me More's occasional "Beautyshop" conversation, guest host Farai Chideya looks back on the Taylor's life and discusses Allure Magazine's new survey on changing notions of beauty in America. Weighing in are Latoya Peterson, editor of; Galina Espinoza, editorial director of Latina magazine, and Marcia Alesan Dawkins, visiting scholar at Brown University.