A Case for Colour Blindness

Shouldn't we look beyond race when thinking about equity? Social support should be based on need not skin colour.

A Case for Colour Blindness
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Racial inequality provokes passionate opinions and varied ideas about building a fair, equitable society.

One topic that's been contentiously debated for generations is colour blindness: the concept that we should look beyond race when thinking about equity.

In this talk, writer and podcast host Coleman Hughes makes a case in favour of the idea, sharing why he thinks the key to reducing inequality and easing racial tensions is replacing race-based policies with class-based ones.


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