One Video Nails Why "Colorblindness" Will Never, Ever Fix Racism

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"I'm not racist because I don't even see race."

Being "colorblind" means "treating people of different skin colors equally," as defined by Merriam-Webster.

People who claim to be colorblind think ignoring race will solve racism. Nope. 

MTV's Franchesca Ramsey schooled everyone on color-blindness in one epic video:

Here's why ignoring race won't solve racism:

Racism is a system that can be solved by new laws, not by ignoring it.

Here's the other thing about race:

To quote Francis Collins, leader of the Human Genome Project:

But race does exist. It's just a social construct:

Watch the full takedown of colorblindness on MTV's Decoded below:

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