Color Blind Racism: Definition, Theory & Examples

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Which of the following is NOT one of Bonilla-Silva's frames of colorblind racism?

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1. Mark believes that racial minorities in his neighborhood are unemployed because they have been taught not to value hard work or how to go out and find a job. Which one of Bonilla-Silva's four frames does his explanation best fit into?

2. Mary believes that her neighborhood lacks diversity because people simply prefer to live near those who are like them. Into which of Bonilla-Silva's four frames does Mary's explanation best fit into?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet assessment provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate how much you know about color blind racism. You will be quizzed on the frames and ideology of this belief.

Quiz & Worksheet Goal

When using this assessment, you will need to have the following abilities:

  • List the frames of color blind racism as outlined by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
  • Identify which given scenarios fit into specific color blind racism frames
  • Explain the ideology of color blind racism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the belief system of color blind racism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the frames of color blind racism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to recognize which color blind racism frame is being referenced in a given example

Additional Learning

Use the lesson titled Color Blind Racism: Definition, Theory & Examples to gain more insight into this topic. Details you'll find in this lesson include:

  • A brief overview of what racism is
  • When the theory of color blind racism developed
  • Color blind explanations for given scenarios, such as lower graduation rates among non-whites and segregated neighborhoods
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