One Video Nails Why "Colorblindness" Will Never, Ever Fix Racism
"I'm not racist because I don't even see race."
Being "colorblind" means "treating people of different skin colors equally," as defined by Merriam-Webster.
People who claim to be colorblind think ignoring race will solve racism. Nope.
MTV's Franchesca Ramsey schooled everyone on color-blindness in one epic video:
Here's why ignoring race won't solve racism:
Racism is a system that can be solved by new laws, not by ignoring it.
Here's the other thing about race:
To quote Francis Collins, leader of the Human Genome Project:
But race does exist. It's just a social construct:
Watch the full takedown of colorblindness on MTV's Decoded below: