Color blindness is not the answer.
We don’t need any more “color blindness.”
What we do need more of is:
color acknowledgement, color dialogue, color respect, color curiosity, color inclusivity, color concern, color commitment, color partnership, color celebration, color time spent, color eye contact, color handshake, color embrace, color playground, color workplace, color congregation, color community.
“Color blindness” may be rooted in good intent but can also easily be rooted in denial or avoidance and therefore can be quite dismissive. Our differences are not a problem. Fear of difference is the problem. And that tension dissolves in the context of loving, appropriate, ethical relationship. Our differences are important, sacred even.
Our sameness and our differences deserve to be acknowledged, honored, and celebrated. Together.