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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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unintended: microagression

This article in Wikipedia defines microagression: explaining how people of good will can blurt out racist comments.

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Everyday Racial Slights? Microaggressions

A tone-deaf inquiry into an Asian-American’s ethnic origin. Cringe-inducing praise for how articulate a black student is. An unwanted conversation about a Latino’s ability to speak English without an accent. This is not exactly the language of traditional racism, but…

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