Not In Our Town Princeton

Archives


How to Respond to Microaggressions

In this New York Times article, Hahna Yoon describes microaggressions and the harm they inflict.  Yoon also gives advice about whether and how to respond to microaggressive events, including Dr. Kevin Nadal’s Guide to Responding to Microaggressions, which gives advice in…

Read More

Examining Racism; Looking Inward First. Workshop on September 18, 2019

New location: 177 Princeton Hightstown Rd, Princeton Junction (Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Community Room)  

Read More

Emotional Labor Invoice

Read More

Teaching First-Graders About Microaggressions by Bret Turner

A teacher shares an approach to helping first-graders understand microaggressions.  “A critical difference between microaggressions and other instances of hurt feelings is the impact—a steady, slow-burning, detrimental accumulation of biases played out with words and actions. . . . Supporting…

Read More

Do we all have PTSD?: Mental health in an age of racial terror

Experience of both egregious acts of injustice and microaggressions and even visual exposure to such events causes racial trauma with the familiar symptoms of PTSD–depression,  fear based distrust of surroundings, anxiety, hyper alertness and angry outbursts when triggered.  While author…

Read More