Cartoon Network has released an “antiracism” public service announcement teaching children to “see color,” suggesting that having a “colorblind” approach to race could be “a ploy to avoid talking about racism altogether.”
The network’s latest antiracism ad, titled, “See Color,” features three characters — one black, one white, and one purple alien — on set filming a PSA, singing, “colorblindness is our game, because everyone’s the same. Everybody join our circle, doesn’t matter if you’re white, or black, or purple.”
“Hold up a minute here, who wrote this?” says the purple alien, stopping the song. “I think it kind of does matter that I’m purple. I mean, I’m purple because I’m literally an alien.”
“Well I’m not an alien, but it definitely matters to me that I’m black,” says the black character.
“Yeah, it makes a difference that I’m white,” the white character adds. “I know the two of us get