Despite receiving little empirical assessment, the color-blind approach to managing diversity has become a leading institutional
strategy for promoting racial equality, across domains and scales of practice. We gauged the utility of color blindness as a means
to eliminating future racial inequity—its central objective—by assessing its impact on a sample of elementary-school students.
Results demonstrated that students exposed to a color-blind mind-set, as opposed to a value-diversity...
Authors: Evan Apfelbaum, Kristin Pauker, Samuel Sommers, Nalini Ambady