Microaggressions in the Classroom – Click here to watch video (14 mins).
5 Questions We Often Ask Ourselves After Microaggressions – The “Unseen and Unheard” internal dialogues that affect marginalized peoples. Click here to read the blog. (blog)
5 Tips to Handle Microaggressions Effectively – “Learning to handle microaggressions — also known as micro inequities — could feel like training to become a martial arts black belt: A slow process where most times you end up bruised and sore.” Click here to read article. (article)
Where microaggressions really come from: A sociological account – Click here to read article. (article)
How to Respond to Microaggressions – New York Times article that pulls together research and books on microaggressions to provide a framework for understanding what microaggressions are and how to respond. Click here to read article. (article)
How to respond to racial microaggressions when they occur. Provides a framework for responding to microaggressions that occur in public or in online environments. Click here to read the article.
Prepare to respond to microaggressions. Teaching Tolerance provides several examples and strategies for you to consider: Click here to read article. (article)
Responding Racial Bias and Microaggressions in Online Environments.
The transition to online instruction and student services in response to COVID-19 presents a substantial challenge for most post-secondary institutions. Among the most pervasive challenges are issues with racial bias and racial microaggressions that serve to impede the student experience. In an environment typified by time constraints, stress, and the unknown – racial strife is at an all-time high. This webinar focuses on strategies that educators can use to address issues of bias and microaggressions in order to meet the needs of historically underrepresented and under-served students in the online environment. The conversation was facilitated by Drs. Frank Harris III and J. Luke Wood. Click here to view the recording of this informative webinar.
Start implementing the power of microaffirmations. Learn more about this evidence-based practice for counter-acting the cumulative negative impact of microaggressions. Click here to read article. (article)
Why Micro-Affirmations are Essential – “While studying how to improve workplace conditions for under-represented groups, MIT ombudsman Mary Rowe discovered the pernicious effect on morale and performance of small acts of disrespect, which “seemed to corrode some professional relationships like bits of sand and ice.” She called these events, “micro-inequities.” They often arose around issues related to sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, gender expression, and national origin — “wherever people are perceived to be ‘different’.” Click here to read blog. (blog)
Accidental Racism – Click here to watch video. (Video)
If Microaggressions Happened to White People | Decoded | MTV News – Click here to watch video. (Video)
Microaggressions: The little Things People Say – “Microaggressions are those super annoying, often inadvertent insults that frame people of color as part of a stereotype rather than individuals with their own unique identities. Not only are they insulting, but people of color have to deal with them EVERYDAY.” Click here to watch video. (Video)
Look Different | “Your English is so good.” | MTV – “Sometimes kind words aren’t really that kind.” Click here to watch video. (Video)
What kind of Asian are you? – “In this video, Scott plays a friendly jogger who is very interested in guessing the heritage of Stella.” Click here to watch video. (Video)