Week 6: Racism without Racists (Colorblind Racism)


This week we explore the concept of “colorblind racism” and the concept of a “postracial” society introduced after the election of President Obama. What rhetorical strategies do white folks use to distance themselves from structural racism?

Week 6 (10/11): Colorblind Racism, Myths of “postracial”

  • Book: Bonilla-Silva, E. (2017). Racism without racists: Color-blind racism and the persistence of racial inequality in America. Rowman & Littlefield.

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