They tried colorblindness for about my whole life. 40 years ago I remember TV ads educating us about how to be color blind to race. It was preached everywhere you went. But then the word substitutions began and white folk like me didn’t see it. Thugs? Inner city? Animals? Infested? Code talking. The point of removing colorblindness is so we can see what it was replaced with and it’s ugly.

They tried colorblindness for about my whole life. 40 years ago I remember TV ads educating us about how to be color blind to race.

It was preached everywhere you went.

But then the word substitutions began and white folk like me didn’t see it.

Thugs?
Inner city?
Animals?
Infested?

Code talking.

The point of removing colorblindness is so we can see what it was replaced with and it’s ugly.

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