iOS app Android app

Colorblindness

Guide to Getting Uncomfortable With Race

Fiona Teng | Posted 12.12.2014 | Impact
Fiona Teng

After you've become familiar with your own racial biases, first and foremost, accept yourself for them. Wherever you come from, whatever your background, you have been taught that those racial biases are true. The true test of your character will be how you practice unlearning them.

Why Celebrities' Racist Rants Don't Matter So Much

Alyssa Lyons | Posted 08.26.2014 | Black Voices
Alyssa Lyons

We're outraged about blatant acts of racism, but we're OK with institutionalized racism that prevents people of color from obtaining jobs, quality education, and employment. We consistently roll back policy aimed at redressing historical injustices. And that, my friends, is the worst kind of racism.

Microaggressions Weigh Heavy on the Heart

Nashwa Lina Khan | Posted 06.11.2014 | Education
Nashwa Lina Khan

They could champion me; I was the brown girl at student senate representing what otherwise looked like a very homogeneous white space. I was Muslim, but not "scary Muslim."

The Upside Down Wonderland of Racism

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Is the United States now a "colorblind" society? Or even more importantly, should the United States be a "colorblind/race-blind" society? The very notion of "race-blindness" is deeply problematic.

On the Oft-Repeated Lie That Racism on Social Media Isn't 'Real' Racism

Olivia Cole | Posted 03.25.2014 | Black Voices
Olivia Cole

We spend all day on social media: checking our Facebook, scrolling through our Twitter feeds, taking ridiculous-ass selfies on Instagram, sharing sappy inspirational videos. So why, when it comes to racism on social channels, does social media become "just social media"?

What Kind Of Colorblind Are You?

Posted 09.08.2013 | Arts

In 1917 Dr. Shinobu Ishihara invented the Ishihara Color Perception Test, a way to decipher not just if you are colorblind but what kind of colorblind...

WATCH: How A Colorblind Cyborg 'Hears' Color

Neil Harbisson | Posted 09.25.2013 | Home
Neil Harbisson

2013-07-25-harbissonpull.jpgI don't feel that I'm using technology, I don't feel that I'm wearing technology, I feel that I am technology. I don't perceive my antenna as a device, I perceive it as a part of my body, I perceive it as an organ.

How Well Can You See Color?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

Could you be colorblind without even knowing it? While one out of 255 ladies suffer from mild colorblindness, a whopping one in 12 men can't tell the ...

A Lesson on Our Colorblind Society

Randy Miller | Posted 04.29.2012 | Education
Randy Miller

Rather than relegating people of different ethnicities to a month in the calendar, educators ought to ensure that their curriculum is not colorblind.

Drunk Man Blames 'Colorblind' Horse For Running Red Light: Cops

Posted 10.09.2011 | Weird News

A drunken man accused of running a red light in a horse and carriage tried to pin the blame on his pony, according to police. John Mulvenna, of Eng...

Lock-up: What Behind the Mass Incarceration Across the Nation?

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

Where have all the black men gone? Michelle Alexander, in her recently released book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, answers the question head on.

Test Your Eyes for 5 Minutes!

www.mochiads.com | MochiAds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Have you been working hard for the last 5 hours? Your eyes are tired and your vision is difficult to concentrate, isn't it? This simple game will not only check your vision and your ability to see the latent images. It will allow you to do simple exercises for the eyes, and after 5 minutes you are ready to get back to work again!