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Microaggressions: What They Are and How to Stamp Them Out

What Are Microaggressions and How to Stamp Them Out

There is much discourse online about microaggressions today. Some may think it refers to bad behaviour, explicit or otherwise exhibited towards other people. This is true but with the addition that this behaviour is towards someone belonging to a marginalised group. The term microaggression was coined by Harvard psychiatrist Chester Pierce to describe the insults and dismissals experienced by black… Read more →