microaggression

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microaggression

An action that is deemed to be a subtle or indirect expression of bigoted or discriminatory views or attitudes. You may think your little digs against women are funny, but to your female co-workers, they're sexist microaggressions. Today's speaker is addressing microaggressions and racism.
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Weiss stood accused of committing a hateful micro-aggression against the Olympian by referring to her as an immigrant when in fact she had been born in the United States.
Its various attacks on my mind, from micro-aggression to economic hardship to isolation, caused my mental illness and my ejection from that society.
From micro-aggression to terrorism, you guys built the blueprint for this s***," Munroe said in her original Facebook post, which has since been deleted.
Examining race and micro-aggression in liberal Berkeley.
One does not survive a burglary or a micro-aggression.
As an immigrant, Araullo has encountered discrimination, but he calls it as micro-aggression.
We haven't had any significant incidents on campus, but if students feel through micro-aggression or lack of training somehow marginalized, we want to be able to address that through training of faculty and staff and students," said Laura Kurzu, vice president for marketing and communications at Loyola.
Within this context, she insightfully brings attention to problematic forms of self-alienation, while finally offering an interpretation of stereotype threat and micro-aggression as supporting the voices of those who suffer under racism.
Yes, it would - if someone filed a possible micro-aggression complaint.
For underrepresented faculty, there is also social micro-aggression added to the cauldron of organizational politics.
Ball cited research by psychologist Derald Sue, who has described the damaging impact of repeated small insults known as micro-aggression.
Ruby Mendenhall, an assistant professor in African American studies and sociology, will lead a center-sponsored study on micro-aggression on campus.
At predominantly White universities, you exists in a world of daily micro-aggression in which you are constantly fighting for your right to be on campus.
The impact of 9/11 and the so-called "war on terror" on the lives of young British Muslims cannot be separated from the avalanche of racism and Islamophobia, micro-aggressions and hate crimes many young people face and the impact this is having on all aspects of their lives, from mental and physical wellbeing to career prospects.