According to Mitchell, a “color-blind” post-racial world is neither achievable nor desirable. Against claims that race is an outmoded construct, he contends that race is not simply something to be seen but is a fundamental medium through which we experience human otherness. Race also makes racism visible and is thus our best weapon against it.
About the author
W.J.T. Mitchell is the Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago.
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