The Perfect Response to ‘I Don’t See Color’

“Tell me again how you don’t see color.”

In this short video, poet Marshall Gillson delivers a stirring message with everything that needs to be said about what’s wrong with a “colorblind” approach.

What does it really mean to treat everyone the same? Would it mean, as this poet puts it, believing that “justice is the same as amnesia?”

These are the real risks.

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Marshall “Gripp” Gillson is a nerd by day and a rapper/poet by day also. He was born in Providence, RI and holds both a BS and an MS in Computer Science. 

Video courtesy of Button Poetry. For more amazing spoken word performances, check them out on YouTube and Facebook.