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A 30-year-old member asked:

Can blacks get tan?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Yes: Black skin responds to the sun as other skins do. They can develop sunburn and with tanning there is a protective re-arrangement of the pigments in the skin which blacks experience also.

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