CUTLINE: Obiageli Robert, left, and Moise Robert appear in "Color-Blind
An underlying assumption of color-blind
racial attitudes is that people who work hard regardless of their social status will reap the benefits that society has to offer.
In short, when asked to point to policies addressing what is clearly a racial issue, the president offered policies having to do with a color-blind
safety net that does not directly deal with the reality of continued structural racism (or "racialized social system").
Used extensively over the last several decades in the law field to argue for equal treatment of individuals regardless of color, race, or creed, the color-blind
notion was considered a progressive response to racial bigotry.
He then states that there are only two real choices: a color-blind
regime and a world of affirmative action.
I had been invited to a "color-blind
" party and needed to find something appropriate to wear.
(A few black men at the time were.) The friends, floozies, and footmen seem impossibly color-blind
, which is the point: No one, in art history or history taken plain, could have been.
Justice is pictured blind and her daughter, the law, ought at least to be color-blind
. (Albion Tourgee, qtd.
LOTT: I think technology is one of the fields that really in many ways is color-blind
, which is an interesting thing to say.
EFFECTS OF AN EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION ON COLOR-BLIND
The ministry will instruct employers who wish to eliminate color-blind
applicants to elaborate on why they consider color-blind
people should not be hired.