Being “color blind” to race

Their entry begins straightforwardly enough.

2: not influenced by differences of race (see race entry 1 sense 1a) a color-blind policy/approach especially

: treating all people the same regardless of race … a country that prefers to see itself as colorblind. — Sidsel Overgaard

That’s the definition we’ve all grown up with, told our kids about, and held up as an aspiration we should all follow.

As it turns out, we were all acting like racists.

Note: While sense 2 can be used with positive connotations of freedom from racial prejudice,…



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Is This Racist?

Is This Racist?

As a Person of Pallor, it's tough to know what is and is not racist. So I've created this guide to aid myself and my fellow European-Americans. You're welcome!