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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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And while When Colorblindness Isn't the Answer is intended for all humanists, it provides much-needed sociohistorical context and action steps for white humanists genuinely interested in matters of race and racial injustice.
Change in these three factors and in overall colorblindness scores from pre- to post-surveys constitute the dependent variables of this study.
After the presentation, the superintendent, with whom I had developed a great friendship, approached me about her own confusion about colorblindness.
Ultimately, we support colorblindness because we do not believe in restricting people's freedom based on their choice of parents.
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness provides a multi-layered assessment of the contextual impact of politics, race, and the perception of crime in relation to the phenomenon of mass incarceration of minorities in the United States.
This framework creates mutually exclusive categories for understanding racial equality; it is simply not possible to espouse a philosophy of colorblindness and also acknowledge that society is organized in ways which benefit whites.
This clear-eyed cultural remembering can detach King from the colorblindness his name is used to endorse and instead emphasize the unfinished nature of his life's work.
Mukerjee's essay (chapter 2) outlines the strategic differences between colorblindness and post-race, and posits that the latter emerges as a defining moment in the discursive history of the former.
When colorblindness kept him from pursuing his dream of becoming an Air Force pilot, Clary earned an accounting degree with honors from Harding University, where he met and married Cindy Cannon 40 years ago come December.
Margalynne Armstrong and I have continued to work together, evolving the idea of color insight as a counter to colorblindness to highlight education about race.
Campus Talk - The Oregon Humanities Center at the University of Oregon presents a lecture by Michelle Alexander, "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness," at 7:30 p.
Alexander's book looks beyond the rhetoric of colorblindness and exposes a systemic pattern: one that relies on an arbitrariness that easily falls victim to the stereotypes and preconceptions that continue to surround race and remain geared toward sustained white privilege and hegemonic order.