Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America

In this book, Bonilla-Silva criticizes the notion of a color-blind society where individuals claim that they don’t see race and that systems are not designed to perpetuated inequality. He provides examples and a framework to help understand the importance to addressing race and addressing systemic inequality.

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Type Research Tied to Outcomes, Examples Sites, Case Studies  
How to Use

In order for members of your school to best address the many ways that racism presents itself, it is crucial for them to understand how race influences situations and systems that we’ve been taught to look at as race neutral.

Alignment to RIDES Assessment

Culture 2, 3, 4

Citation

Bonilla-Silva, E. (2013) Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

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