‘color-blindness’ a privilege only for white people

‘At this moment in history, being color-blind is a privilege available only to white people. Non-white people do not have the luxury of pretending that color can be ignored.’ So wrote journalism professor Robert Jensen in the Kansas City Business Journal. White people don’t have to worry about how their race affects the way most people in power treat them. We are able to walk through the world, except in isolated situations, without that burden.’

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