“I think the way America is set up makes it really difficult for people of different races, particularly white people and black people, to connect. There’s such a segregation, and not just in the way people live, but in the way people think about race […] but there’s no such thing as colour blindness, I think that to insist on colour-blindness is somehow to refuse to engage, because skin-colour really affects the way people experience the world and we can’t deny that”

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, in Interview with Jon Snow, Channel 4 News, Wednesday 10th April 2013

I love Jon Snow but he really asks some whack questions on this one.