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a hypothetical object capable of absorbing all the electromagnetic radiation falling on it

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The publication of Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God was particularly timely for me.
Although above I point to the middle passage as the matrix in terms of which black identity is shaped, we must be cognizant of how black identity and black subjectivity can be erroneously tethered to that moment in time and physical space, (3) which then raises the issue of how a specific black historical narrative can function monolithically and thus exclude those black bodies that don't narrativize the middle passage in the same way or even at all.
She highlights the mental gymnastics that European Americans have engaged in for centuries to denigrate black bodies.
A bearish reversal pattern consisting of three consecutive long black bodies where each day closes at or near its low and opens within the body of the previous day.
This same racialized understanding of black bodies, which lead to incompetent medical care, was also responsible for black soldiers needing such care.
The World Museum's Bug House has eight Indian Ground Beetles, more commonly known as domino beetles, because of the white spots on their black bodies.
The World Museum's Bug House has eight Indian Ground Beetles, more commonly known as domino beetles because of the white spots on their black bodies.
Among the achievements they describe are investigations of the spectral distributions of the emission of black bodies that laid the experimental foundation for Max Planck's 1900 radiation law, the discovery of the Meissner effect in superconductors, the discovery of the element rhenium, and contributions to knowledge about radioactivity.
She also describes how the differential death rates were used, with the exception of some doctors, to construct narratives concerning the inherent inferiority of black bodies.
As a Black woman, I think it has something to do with racial privacies and permissible intimacies in a race-segregated society; something to do with the sordid history of white hands on Black bodies.
Southern trees bear a strange fruit, blood on the leaves and blood at the root, Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze, strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees.
There are the granular nudes in Black Bodies (2002); or the concentrated photographs in Kodachrome: The American Invention of Our World, 1939-1959 (2002); or the rich aesthetics of Avant-Garde Page Design 1900-1950 (2001) and much more.
The book explores Ailey's vision in relation to what was at first called "Negro heritage" and what later became questions like, "Do dancing black bodies always dance black?
There are many more black widows in this part of the world, and though quite lovely with their sleek black bodies and red hourglass insignia on their bellies, the bite of a black widow can cause respiratory paralysis and even death to small children.