Color Blindness Isn’t Anti-racism, It’s Passive Violence

You can’t solve a problem you can’t see.

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Nikole Hannah Jones is already spitting fire — and I haven’t had my first cup of coffee. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and creator of The 1619 Project took to the interwebs to explain how colorblindness has been historically weaponized for…




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