Does Color Blindness Perpetuate Racism?

Does Color Blindness Perpetuate Racism

A special TED event hosted by the nonpartisan media group Open to Debate, moderator John Donvan leads a discussion between writer and podcast host Coleman Hughes and New York Times columnist Jamelle Bouie. They discuss whether “color blindness,” or treating people without regard to race or ethnicity, is the best way to promote equal opportunity or does this approach downplay racial bias and silently maintains discrimination. Watch now.