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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Microaggressions


Microaggressions are subtle but offensive comments or actions directed at a member of a marginalized group, especially a racial minority, that is often unintentionally offensive or unconsciously reinforces a stereotype (adapted from

Microaggressions Articles & Resources

Berk, R. A. (2017). Microaggressions Trilogy: Part 3. Microaggressions in the Classroom. Journal of Faculty Development, 31(3), 95–110. Available online.

Sue, D. W. et al. (2007). Racial Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Implications for Clinical Practice. The American psychologist. [Online] 62 (4), 271–286. Available online. 

Sue, D. W. et al. (2019). Disarming Racial Microaggressions: Microintervention Strategies for Targets, White Allies, and Bystanders. The American psychologist. [Online] 74 (1), 128–142. Available online.

Microaggressions Videos

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