from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of a person or animal, unable to distinguish between two or more primary colors (usually red and green).
- adj. Of a person who hold no prejudice based on skin color, or of a process which precludes racial prejudice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Affected with color blindness. See Color blindness, under color, n.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Incapable of perceiving certain colors. See colorblindness.
- n. One who is incapable of accurately distinguishing colors, or certain colors; such persons collectively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. unable to distinguish one or more chromatic colors
- adj. unprejudiced about race
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So-called "color-blind" policies have come under fire for ignoring the structural inequalities that help determine relative rates of success.
Anthony Ryan is color-blind, and is a survivor of testicular cancer.
That image just * screams* “colored by stereotypically color-blind B&W artist”.
In our day, when knowledge of the past is spotty, the film may well teach audiences while moving them to tears with its inspirational tale of color-blind sisterhood and courage in the face of bigotry.
The disparate-impact approach encourages race-based decision-making, which is flatly at odds with the color-blind ideals of the civil-rights movement and the laws for which it fought.
You most likely talk about “color-blind ideology” but you ignore how institutional racism encourages this rhetoric because it provides the illusion that we are past racism and that everyone has equal opportunity whether it comes to employment, voting, etc.
See, what color-blind ideology has done is reduce and trivialize the cry for justice and fighting back against institutional racism into a cry for help and a handout, thus reducing a people who are not afraid of standing up to them to infants as if they needed their help of their allies.
The CRA merely forced banks to stop discriminating solely on race and make their mortgage application qualifications color-blind.
Seeking a perfect opportunity to twist those words around into a faux color-blind ideology, they have used them to constantly suggest that those who raise a cry against injustice and institutional racism reject the legacy of MLK.
You guys do it with your faux color-blind ideology which is really an attempt to silence those fighting against institutional racism.