sexuality. 21 Charmaine Nelson discusses the way black females are presented in paintings, with an emphasis on nude paintings. They saw women of their own race as too career-oriented and strong-willed. "Abduction and Rape of 2 Japanese Students Outrages Spokane". Racial fetishism involves fetishizing a person or culture belonging to a race or ethnic group. It is the combined power of these two markers of social location which has enabled western artists to represent black women at the margins of societal boundaries of propriety." The black woman is considered a fetish in these paintings and she is only viewed. A b c Johansson, Perry.