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or col·or-blind  (kŭl′ər-blīnd′)
1. Partially or totally unable to distinguish certain colors.
a. Not subject to racial prejudices.
b. Not discriminating on the basis of race: a college with a colorblind admissions policy.

col′or·blind′ness n.
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The acts of discrimination, colorblindness, and underrepresentation are forms of discourse that are continuously spreading a message of deficit.
Both sides cite federal laws and the rhetoric of civil rights activists to defend their position, be it the modern conservative commitment to legally enforced colorblindness or the modern liberal belief that, in the words of former Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, "to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race.
In a heartening testimony to the true diversity and colorblindness of L.
I have attempted to carry on the critique and analysis of colorblindness in education in my work as a teacher educator.
Before the United States entered World War II, Deaton and Bumette had gone together to enlist in the Navy, but Deaton was turned down because of colorblindness.
Recent discussion topics have included suggestions for new and student teachers, art myths, aesthetic issues, grant writing, advanced placement, colorblindness, papermaking, and difficult students.
And in the recent debates over affirmative action, Connerly writes that although he appreciated applause from the conservatives for his rhetoric in favor of colorblindness, "I was also aware that if I had been saying the same things before the same audiences thirty-five years earlier, I would have gotten a far different reception.
But the debate over colorblindness in constitutional law, whose thrusts and parries are so well known, will raise very different questions when the cost-benefit approach of current doctrine is systematically stripped away.
But remember: 10% of the male population has varying degrees of colorblindness.
Indeed, the researchers find, canine color vision resembles that of humans with deuteranopia, or red-green colorblindness.
The redesign allows AMI's visitors, including those with low vision, colorblindness and blindness, to find the information they need faster and with ease.
For those who would like to read up on these issues prior to the event, the library recommends Michelle Alexander's bestselling book "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,'' and the short articles "Why Mass Incarceration Matters'' by Heather Ann Thompson and "Why Black Folks Can't Breathe'' by Jason Whitlock, all available at the library.