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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

Nice White Lady

Nice White Lady

I am not sure how I became a White teacher of all kids of color. Honestly. It was never my objective as an educator to teach classrooms filled with all minority students (can we really even use that term “minority” anymore since children of color now represent more than half of America’s population under the … Continue reading