Microaggressions are brief everyday exchanges that communicate, intentionally or unintentionally, hostile or negative attitudes toward marginalized groups. The resources below provide more detail and some examples.
The resources in this section discuss some potential responses to microaggressions.
In Chapter 12, "What are microaggressions?," the author lists some of the racial microaggressions that her friends of color said that they often hear. What are some of the racial microaggressions that you have encountered or witnessed? What are some that you may have perpetrated on others?
From the Book Discussion Guide.
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