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

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The Black Maria reconfigures, taking on our mistakes, prejudices, and unclear vision so we may see black bodies for the larger, ethereal vision and vastness that they actually are.
Coates ends his letter on an image that metaphorically suggests the plunder of black bodies will never cease.
Through an analysis of first-person testimonials by musician Questlove, she shows just how processes of quantification minimalize the voices of Black bodies that actually suffer.
We will show how slavery and colonialism are inextricably linked to hegemonic systems of exchange and commodification as well as the circulation of images and discourses of black bodies (see Brienen 2014; Jordan 2014; Smith 2014).
There is the assumption that Black bodies are about to do something, are on the verge of doing something.
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.
Teel examines traditional Christian anthropological thinking that has played an extensive role in perpetuating the denigration of black bodies, which counters the belief that human beings are created in the image and likeness of God.
Magicicada differ from other cicadas in that they have black bodies, red eyes and orange wing veins.
Young suggests that because cultural memory resides in black bodies, it helped these men and women perform stillness for a full minute, as required by daguerreotype technology (43).
A bullish reversal pattern with two black bodies surrounding a white body.
Black physicians understood the treatment of black bodies while white physicians clung to accepted antebellum racialized views of African Americans as others.
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.