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What I Hear When Someone Says “I Don’t See Color”

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“I don’t see color.” The moment of uncomfortable silence after those four simple words are uttered. The sideways glances, the shifting of hands, of feet, of butts in chairs.

An awkward laugh may break the quiet, but not the tension — it still lingers. In my experience, this phrase is most often proclaimed by a well-intentioned person.

I’ve heard it spoken in an effort to reassure friends, colleagues, or acquaintances that all people are equal. The expression can also be used as a tactic for avoiding feelings of discomfort stirred up by the topic of race.

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