Martin Luther King Jr. and Frederick Douglass were both dedicated to bringing about an America that was colorblind, Andre Archie says, but their work is being undermined. 

“When I say colorblind, it’s not naive at all,” says Archie, an author and professor at Colorado State University. “It speaks to a tradition that we find with MLK, with Frederick Douglass, with the Founders, right, in principle. We also find it in the Western philosophical tradition; so, my goal is to rehabilitate that.” 

In his new book, “The Virtue of Color-Blindness,” Archie explains how what he calls the “cult” of diversity, equity and inclusion has harmed society and is contrary to the vision of America’s greatest civil rights leaders, and what can be done about it. 

Archie joins “The Daily Signal Podcast” to explain the role conservatives must play in restoring  a vision of a colorblind America. 

Andre Archie is the author of a new book, “The Virtue of Color-Blindness.” (Photo: Colorado State University)

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