Seeing people without focusing on the color of their skin is bad, according to a new public service announcement being pushed by Cartoon Network.
At first glance, the PSA, which is available on YouTube, looks like standard kiddie fare — bright colors, happy animated figures and a cheery little song.
But the song is about what the characters in the PSA call “colorblindness.”
“Colorblindness is our game because everyone’s the same. Everybody join our circle, doesn’t matter if you’re white or black or purple,” the characters say.
That’s when Amethyst stops the song and dance.
“Hold up a minute here — who wrote this?” the purple alien says. “I think it kind of does matter that I’m purple. I mean, I’m purple because I’m literally an alien.”
The black character then adds, “Well, I’m not an alien, but it definitely matters to