I stay awake almost petrified of the fear of knowing that I will, without a doubt, again experience how the accusing White finger points to my Brownness
and the blind White eye denies my humanness.
Instead, the liminal state of bleached bodies expose bodies in transition; they exceed normative racial and gender boundaries (even if temporarily) that treat blackness, brownness
, whiteness, man and woman as pure, contained and 'natural' categories of difference.
In the palette of colors, blue is neither too light nor too dark, which is similar to the way brownness
functions in this scene.
I love you for your brownness
, And the rounded darkness of your breast, I love you for the breaking sadness in your voice And shadows where your wayward eyelids rest.
Is final proof the deep brownness
of BBC royal reporter Nicholas Witchell's nose this past month?
Byfield commanded his victim to bow down and pray to his brownness
Among her topics are early literary cultures, brownness
and social desire, gentrifying dialect, the politics of beauty, organic imports, and new pop fiction.
The one-sidedness of such racial discussions denies the fact that race is just as much about the production of Whiteness as it is about the production of Blackness and Brownness
as the racial other.
In Rio, while brownness
may be played up throughout the year
Race and her longing for her mother are tied up in her sexual desire as Walker recalls longing for brownness
Whiteness, blackness, brownness
, yellowness, redness were the indelible markers for the first race anatomists: they remain so.
Leaves with excessive brownness
and/or stagnant water were avoided.
He combines a little quiet comedy at the inability of the "square and sensible" (1) woman who owns the cottage where he stays to understand his need for brown paper on which to draw with self-mockery at his own requirements, which he expresses with aesthetic preciosity: "I then tried to explain the rather delicate logical shade, that I not only liked brown paper, but liked the quality of brownness
in paper, just as I liked the quality of brownness
in October woods, or in beer, or in the peat-streams of the North" (2).
Brown explores the trope of brownness
as the ongoing accomplishment of erotic mixing in an increasingly miscegenated America.
Consumers are [telling] us, 'Give me more in a toaster, more control, more choices in brownness
,' "Schober said.