Do Blind People Perceive Race?Do blind people know what race is? Can they detect a person's race? Do they care? Can blind people be racist?
Perhaps surprisingly, the answer to all of these questions is "yes".
Non-blind people often think that blind people don't perceive race and racism and are largely unaffected by it. This is simply not true.
Just like sighted people can be racist -- usually because they are taught to be racist, the same is true for blind people.
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