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Getting Called Out on Your Racial Microaggressions

Getting Called Out on Your Racial Microaggressions

I have written about racial microaggressions before, but I had the humbling experience of being called out on my own racial microaggression this fall by my brave student Stephanie (name changed). For those who don’t know: Racial microaggressions have been defined as “brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral and environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, … Continue reading

Racial Microaggressions Linger

Racial Microaggressions Linger

One of the best things I studied during my time at Teachers College was the work of Derald Wing Sue on racial microaggressions. A psychologist, he argues that the small things we do and say speak volumes about our inner racist beliefs and that they are noted and noticed by those on the receiving end. … Continue reading