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[–] Mr_Quagmire 12 points -6 points (+6|-12) ago 

You really can't 2 minutes into google?

I'm not the one making the claim.

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[–] littlemikemac 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

It's a comment section not a thesis paper, you shouldn't ask for a source unless you couldn't find it when you searched.

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[–] Diogenes_The_Cynic 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

I agree with u/littlemikemac here.

The standard for citing a proof is when the information being presented is 'common knowledge' or not. A simple claim like "the majority of adult black women are overweight" shouldn't really need a citation because its fairly easy to source.

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[–] Mr_Quagmire 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Except it wasn't a simple claim. It was a specific stat (that just so happened to be misquoted - overweight vs obese).

It's real annoying that most Voat users will blindly upvote something like that without one shred of evidence and then downvote someone for asking for proof. But I suppose that claim fits the narrative around here so no source is necessary.