In a National Education Policy Center brief published last year and titled "Seeing Past the 'Colorblind
' Myth of Education Policy,'' Amy Stuart Wells of Teachers College, Columbia University, looked at how housing markets, school district boundaries and accountability systems, among other factors, "are actually far from colorblind
in their impact on the public education system.
In the very last critical words in Colorblind
Shakespeare, Peter Erickson in an endnote about Denzel Washington as Don Pedro in Kenneth Branagh's film of Much Ado About Nothing (1993), asks, "How could we be colorblind
if the camera fixes on the coincidence that the character excluded from the marital festivity is played by the actor who just happens to be black?
Recognizing that you are colorblind
is the first step in overcoming the deficiency as you try to follow a blood trail.
Second, the colorblind
perspective is relied upon because of its seeming "advantages": when there is fear of conflict, or a fear of appearing prejudiced, the "race does not matter" approach offers a paradigm of easy "escapism" to avoid dealing with the cultural reality.
Shakespeare works at the intersections of race and performance studies by tracing the history and implications of colorblind
casting in Anglo-American theater.
An exclusive colorblind
MatchMaker scoring system that enables landlords to establish their preferred tenant profile based on more than 20 different parameters.
The sleek mechanics of this looped digital projection contradict the homeyness of the narrative, which smacks of a Sesame Street lesson in colorblind
togetherness--though the relentless replacement of the vapidly smiling characters feels increasingly sinister, as each carefully delineated individual seems absent rather than present, merely a sign for an ethnic or cultural category.
Everyday things--like a traffic light, a school math paper, and a box of crayons--look different to someone who is colorblind
Q: We're trying to address performance issues with several employees who work in our lab, and we'd like to test three electrical technicians to see if they are colorblind
Barriers for people with hearing, visual and physical disabilities include screen features that cannot be perceived by colorblind
users, rapidly changing displays that are difficult for dyslexic individuals to understand, and mouse devices that may not be usable with certain physical disabilities.
After I examine Tourgee's and Chesnutt's competing views of justice, I will suggest that Tourgee's colorblind
rhetoric remains popular today in a manner that has dangerous effects on modern political discourses.
In a perfect world, it has been said, all people would be colorblind
, seeing and treating all others as equals, regardless of their race, creed, skin color or culture.
Injustice: Minority Voting Rights and the Undoing of the Second Reconstruction By J.
Edley lays out three different visions in the affirmative action debate: the colorblind
vision, which repudiates both discrimination and preferences; the remedial vision, in which affirmative action is a temporary remedy to discrimination; and the diversity vision, in which affirmative action is used to foster inclusiveness, even in the absence of discrimination.
The NAACP's latest attack on the Tea Party movement is a baseless, political assault that distracts from the real issues of spending and government growth, and undermines the cause of a colorblind