As students of an institution with a humbling legacy of civil rights activism, we should be shamed at our complacency in this facade of tolerance and equality.
In fact, given the undeniable correlation between race and socio-economic status in this country, to be color-blind is to deliberately ignore the appalling disparities inherent in our society.
To be color-blind is to be perfectly content with the fact that a meager 392 black students were accepted this year to UCLA.
And to be perfectly content with this outrageous statistic speaks loudly of a culture marred by ignorance and cultural insensitivity.
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