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Colorblindness is the unambiguous antithesis of ML King, Jr’s dream

By Chidike Okeem

CALIFORNIA, July 29, 2013 — Colorblindness, meaning to not judge another person based on the color of their skin, is marketed as a sociological ideal intended to improve race relations. However, colorblindness is simply a contrivance used to stifle legitimate concerns about racism within a society where people can practice racism, and their defenders can condescendingly and arrogantly say, “It’s not about race!”