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Generations of Americans have struggled against segregation. Most of us believe in the ideal of a colorblind society. But what happens when that ideal come up against research that finds colorblindness sometimes leads to worse outcomes?
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Jarod Rollins

My wife and I attended a time share sales pitch in exchange for a free weekend. We arrived early, checked in, and sat down to wait for our sales person in an open room. As we were waiting, my wife pointed out how they were matching the salespeople to the customers by race. An Asian man for the Asian couple, a black woman for the black couple, etc. perfectly matched. I jokingly said to her if your right then we should get a 30 something year old attractive white man or woman. Bingo! He had awesome hair and totally fit our demographic. They do it because it increases the chance of a sale, they wouldn't do it if it didn't work.

Oct 18th
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Jason Huntley

I love how this episode destroys the LGBTQ narrative when it addresses sexual binary. I also love how Shankar pressures the woman to accept the logical conclusion to her findings. The world needs more critical thinking like that.

Jun 21st
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Songkeys

06:10 I thought there’s a fly on my ear...

Jun 8th
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Jerry Hampton

Well I'm white in my doctors are usually Indian or Asian what does this mean for me. If I go around saying I only want white teachers and I only want white doctors I'm racist. And I'm not being facetious that's what I would think of someone saying those things.

Jun 4th
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Janine White

isn't the solution more diverse hiring practices? what a strange idea, re-segregate an increasingly diverse world, when the obvious solution is so obvious

Jun 4th
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