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Campuses Cautiously Train Freshmen Against Subtle Insults

Stephanie Saul’s article describes programs on several college campuses to help their incoming classes avoid hurting fellow students with microaggressions and other insensitivities.  She also refers to “[t]he backlash . . . exemplified recently in a widely publicized letter sent…

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Why Subtle Bias Is So Often Worse than Blatant Discrimination

In their Harvard Business Review article, Eden King and Kristen Jones outline the damaging effects of subtle bias or microaggressions in the workplace and suggests ways of addressing them.

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Acknowledging My Own Diversity Fatigue

Juliette Austin, Diversity Strategist and Professional Development Coach, describes the negative impact microaggressions have on people of color, who experience them on a regular if not daily basis. “It’s important to understand, these macro and micro aggressions are not directed…

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Microaggressions: power, privilege, and everyday life

Want to keep up with the conversation about microaggressions?  This website is the place.

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Racial Microaggressions @ University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Domestic students of color attending the University of Illinois during 2011- 2012 were surveyed about their experiences of microaggressions on campus.  Of the 4800 who participated,”[t]hirty-nine percent (39%) of the students of color who responded to the survey reported feeling…

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