a person who is timid or submissive.
"a frail, milquetoast character"
It would still seem weird to me to describe someone who isnt super-white as milquetoast
infinite zest - 2017-08-03 I'm pretty sure I was reading a Rolling Stone once and they described Don Lemon as "milk toast" (spelled out just like that, can't remember if it was hyphenated) and I'm assuming it just took on its phonetic representation?
duck&cover - 2017-08-02 You can lead a horticulture, but you can't make her think.