Seeing a color-blind future: the paradox of race

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In these five eloquent and passionate pieces (which she gave as the prestigious Reith Lectures for the BBC) Patricia J. Williams asks how we might achieve a world where "color doesn't matter"--where whiteness is not equated with normalcy and blackness with exoticism and danger. Drawing on her own experience, Williams delineates the great divide between "the poles of other people's imagination and the nice calm center of oneself where dignity resides," and discusses how it might be bridged asa first step toward resolving racism. Williams offers us a new starting point--"a sensible and sustained consideration"--from which we might begin to deal honestly with the legacy and current realities of our prejudices.

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subject_facet Great Britain -- Race relations, Racism -- Great Britain, Racism -- United States, United States -- Race relations
title_display Seeing a color-blind future the paradox of race
title_full Seeing a color-blind future the paradox of race Williams, Patricia J.
title_short Seeing a color-blind future
title_sub the paradox of race
topic_facet Race relations, Racism