Stephanie Covington Armstrong

Stephanie Covington Armstrong is a playwright and screenwriter. Her memoir, Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat, vividly describes her struggle as a black women with bulimia. Her battle with an eating disorder takes a unique perspective as this disease is consistently portrayed as a white women’s problem. This insightful and moving narrative traces the background and factors that contributed to her eating disorder.

Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat, is the first book by and among black women about eating disorders and in it, she answers many questions about why black women often do not seek traditional therapy for emotional problems.

She is working with the National Eating Disorders Association, (NEDA) Diversity Task Force to bring awareness of minorities with eating disorders