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1. Partially or totally unable to distinguish certain colors.
a. Not subject to racial prejudices.
b. Not recognizing racial or class distinctions: "Our Constitution is color-blind, and neither knows nor tolerates classes among citizens" (John M. Harlan).

col′or·blind′ness n.
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Through the use of ethnographic interviews in this manner, the teachers (other) and I (self) arrive at new understandings of colorblindness, whiteness, and race together.
Almost every move and countermove in the colorblindness debate is by now well known.
Of course, even in cases where colorblindness is not a disability, you could choose to make accommodations for a colorblind employee to help him or her perform required job duties.
That is, Judge O'Scannlain's opinion ratcheted up the legal force of colorblindness while incidentally latching sex "equality" to it.
Whereas the remedial vision is limited to institutions that have discriminated and is meant to serve as a temporary bridge to colorblindness, diversity envisions a permanent race-consciousness throughout society.
White people can guiltlessly subscribe to colorblindness because they are usually unaware of how race affects people of color and American society as a whole,'' wrote Ms.
She places their experiences within the wider context of the socio-historical construction of race and how it has manifested in public schooling and in the service of "lifting the veil of colorblindness in order to be an effective leader, as well as an effective antiracist, culturally responsive pedagogical practitioner.
researchers sought to determine the impact of colorblindness on elementary school students' capacity to recognize racially motivated incidents and subsequently report them to facilitate adult intervention.
He considers the teachers' views of the concept of colorblindness and how it relates to their teaching practices, the concept of whiteness, and race and racism in general.
Making sense of charts, graphs, scientific illustrations and other materials on a computer screen can be a challenging and frustrating experience for students struggling with colorblindness," said Peter Jones, CEO of Tenebraex, developer of eyePilot (http://www.
The party has held similar forums for African-Americans and Latinos in recent months, but such efforts have political perils for a party that encourages colorblindness, Madrid said.
Baker, a faculty member at Fitchburg State University, will lead a discussion focusing on law professor Michelle Alexander's recent bestseller, "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.