Why isnt black and white a color?
Black is considered to be not a color because it is the absence of color. For instance, when there is no light, everything becomes black. White, on the other hand, is the blending of all colors hence a color. Read more on http://www.colormatters.com/color-and-design/are-black-and-white-colors.
It is gray
Black is the situation of non-colour. And white is the situation of the unification of every colour. Maybe, because of that.
Black is a lack of color, while white is a combination of all colors.
Because they're shades. You can't say a black and white picture is so colorful.
Black is the absence of color; and white is all colors mixed together.
black is abscence of light and white is the abscence of color