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The Costs of Racial Color Blindness

Michael I. Norton presents a game similar to "Guess Who?"—play along and for a glimpse into his recent research.

Being color-blind does NOT equal being anti-racist.

Being color-blind does NOT equal being anti-racist.
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  • Dystopia tends to be dishonest

    11/22/14 ,via Boing Boing

    Imran Siddiquee writes about the topics such movies rarely elaborate upon, such as racism and sexism. The future is colorblind, the enemies are evil in mythic and mundane ways, and the subjugated protagonist is white. Whenever Hollywood does get an 

  • Music Review: Eric Bibb - 'Blues People'

    11/22/14 ,via Blogcritics (blog)

    Prejudice and racism limits us all, regardless of color or race. Bibb understands that blues music can be a force to bring about positive change in the world, and to promote understanding of a part of history that has not been adequately explored. Here

  • TV takes a new approach to race, going beyond "color blindness"

    11/16/14 ,via The Denver Post

    ignore matters of race and racism. Network executives endorsed a noncommittal "diversity"; showrunners aimed for "color-blind casting" and writers crafted bland types rather than actual people in the process of presenting a rainbow coalition in

  • Racism expert available to comment on Ferguson

    city officials, etc.; why some whites believe that our society has moved beyond race toward a color-blind society; why some blacks and whites believe that racism died with the election of President Obama; why poverty and racism are inextricably

  • #TBT College Essays

    11/21/14 ,via Daily Californian

    I was surrounded by people from every corner of the earth, but was colorblind to their appearance. I once asked a friend of mine if her skin was dark because she forgot to wear sunscreen as a baby. She shrugged, telling me Racism and racial

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  • Racism expert available to comment on Ferguson

    11/18/14 ,via Vanderbilt University News

    why some whites believe that our society has moved beyond race toward a color-blind society; why some blacks and whites believe that racism died with the election of President Obama; why poverty and racism are inextricably connected; why black men are ...

  • 7 Things Your Colorblind Racist Friend Might Say to You and How to Respond

    02/10/14 ,via Atlanta Black Star

    “People are just people.” ”I don’t see color.” ”We’re all just human.” “Character, not color, is what counts with me.” “Colorblindness” negates the cultural values, norms, expectations and life experiences of people of color.

  • Have race relations improved under Obama? Polls show scant evidence of progress

    11/20/14 ,via RTV 6 ABC

    Surveys showed … that both whites and non-whites … shared in this dream that Obama’s election was a watershed in American history,” Bonilla-Silva, the author of “Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality ...

  • Today's Lesson: Both You and Morgan Freeman are Wrong About Racism

    11/15/14 ,via Gawker

    When we confront racism, we commit to staring into the face of something ... You can deny that reality. You can pretend to be color blind. You can argue that the Dallas Cowboys mascot is equally as offensive as the Washington Redskins.

  • Ferguson: The Speech Obama Never Made

    11/18/14 ,via CNS News

    Today, I stand against racism, and I reject those who preach or profit from it. That’s my America.” Imagine the atmosphere today in Ferguson – had leadership been color blind. Richard Kelsey is an Assistant Dean at George Mason Law School.


  • Racism without Racists

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 2013. ISBN: 9781442220560,1442220562. 384 pages.

    Racism without Racists is a provocative challenge to color-blind thinking in America. The fourth edition of Eduardo Bonilla-Silva’s acclaimed book adds a chapter on what he calls "the new racism" to provide students with the essential foundation to explore race in more depth. This edition also updates Bonilla-Silva’s assessment on race in America after President Barack Obama’s re-election.

  • "Colorblind" Racism

    SAGE. 1997. ISBN: 0761904441,9780761904441. 193 pages.

    Many of the vestiges of the Civil Rights movement, including initiatives such as affirmative action, are increasingly under attack by those who assert that the Constitution is explicitly "color-blind." In this argument, the government is not legally permitted to take race into account in a "color conscious" manner. More than 30 years have passed since the landmark Civil Rights Acts became the law of the land. Yet, one of three African American men between the ages of 18 and 27 is in the hands...

  • Colorblind

    City Lights Books. 2013. ISBN: 9780872865549,0872865541. 216 pages.

    How "colorblindness" in policy and personal practice perpetuate racial inequity in the United States today.


Color blindness (race) in the United States - Wikipedia ...

Opponents of "color-blind" practices believe that racism and white privilege remain defining features of American society and that "color-blindness" simply allows ...

Urban Dictionary: colorblind racism

this sums up basically what colorblind racism means "Most whites don't see white as a race. Like a fish in water, they don't think about whiteness because it's so ...

Colorblindness: the New Racism? | Teaching Tolerance

The ideal outcome of the philosophy of colorblindness is that we live in a society in which race simply has no social implication or value and does not exist.

Colorblind Racism: The New Norm - New America Media

Colorblind racism is the new normal in American conservative political thought. Well after the election of the nation's first African-American president, in 2012 ...

What is color blind racism?? - Yahoo Answers

So I've never heard of that expression before.. But I did look it up and this is what I got: Race-blind (sometimes called Color-blind in a pun with color ...

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