Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity

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City Lights Books, Sep 18, 2013 - Political Science - 216 pages
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How "colorblindness" in policy and personal practice perpetuate racial inequity in the United States today.
 

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Well worth reading to challenge your own assumptions about racism. This should be mandatory reading for anyone in a position where they can influence public or company policy on recruitment and racism ... Read full review

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In this powerful lecture, anti-racist activist and author Tim Wise discusses the pitfalls of "colorblindness" in the Obama era and argues for deeper color-consciousness in both public and private ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
The Rise and Triumph of PostRacial Liberalism
The Trouble With PostRacial Liberalism
A Paradigm for Progressive ColorConsciousness
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Wise was the 2008 Oliver L. Brown Distinguished Visiting Scholar for Diversity Issues at Washburn University. Wise tours constantly and delivers dozens of lectures each year. He is regularly sought for interviews and has been on 20/20, Paula Zahn, NOW with Bill Moyers, MSNBC, and Donahue. His previous books include Between Barack and a Hard Place and White Like Me.