The Civil War And The Passage Of The Fourteenth Amendment Essay
The Civil Rights era officially ended inequality of opportunity. At the same time, civil rights legislation did nothing to address the underlying economic and social inequalities that had built up through hundreds of years of discrimination. (Cheng, Conley, Freund, Cho)
A possible solution that has been considered throughout the years is the idea of a colorblind society. This concept does not need a multitude of people to progress. It can be practiced by anyone at anytime. The thing is, a colorblind society does not facilitate the path to a world without discrimination. Instead, it does the opposite and acts as a form of racism.
Color blindness, or race blindness, is the ideology that race, ethnicity, and culture should be ignored as a…