Here we seek to discuss the intricacies, foibles, pitfalls and nuances of being ambiguously brown in a Black & Indigenous world.
Canin “Culture Clap” Carlos is an ambiguously brown person who grew up in the Midwest of the United States of America.
Mistaken for a multitude of nationalities during his time there, he now seeks to disambiguate and elucidate the possibilities of brownness.
How do we enact brownness in a world shaped by colonization and slavery?
Our focus on Talk Brown Now! is to investigate contemporary meanings of brownness, while illuminating the many cultures we represent.
Admittedly, it is an abrasive title, and a sensitive topic for some. We do our best not to make light of the conversation, though I will let the content speak for it self. Our guest is an former co-worker of mine; as we used to do landscaping in the Western suburbs of a moderately well-known …
In the inaugural episode Canin discusses his own story of growing up ambiguously brown in predominantly a white community.