Racial Color Blindness

  title={Racial Color Blindness},
  author={Evan P. Apfelbaum and Michael I. Norton and Samuel R Sommers},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  pages={205 - 209}
In this article, we examine the pervasive endorsement of racial color blindness—the belief that racial group membership should not be taken into account, or even noticed—as a strategy for managing diversity and intergroup relations. Despite research demonstrating the automatic perception of race (and thus the seeming improbability of actual color blindness), the color-blind approach to race has become increasingly prevalent in a variety of important domains, from education and business to law… Expand
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