Argument Essay: Colorblind Racism

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Today, many of us are taught from an early age that talking about race, even acknowledging it is a big no-no. It’s something that you shouldn’t do according to some people. It’s easy to understand why “color blindness” in some ways make sense because race in general, is an uncomfortable thing to talk about. “Because of the prevalence and history of racism, just the word ‘race’ can conjure negative connotations” (Dinesh 74). It’s a subject that has the ability to thicken the air with tension at any given moment. If someone told me that color is something they look past, I personally would have a hard time believing them. Bonilla-Silva claims in “Racism Without Racist,” that “colorblind racism” is another way of disregarding race when making

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