Don’t say “I’m color-blind,” because if you are color-blind, then you need to see a doctor and it means that when a black man is shown on TV as a crime suspect in your neighborhood, all you see is a blurry purplish-grayish-creamish figure. Don’t say “We’re tired of talking about race” or “The only race is the human race. American Blacks, too, are tired of talking about race. They wish they didn’t have to. But shit keeps happening. – Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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