This is a comment by Jimbo on the post “”I Don’t See Race”: Racial Color Blindness and Eradicating Racism”.
“The phrases ‘I don’t see race’ and ‘I’m colorblind’ are problematic because they assume there is something wrong with color.”
We’re all familiar with the phenomenon. You’re arguing with some jerk in the comments section of a blog, and judging by responses, all your carefully crafted, brilliantly logical arguments seem like they’re coming out in the twilight zone, where they get mangled into terrible straw man constructions that should never be. “What the hell is [...]