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Racial Microaggressions: What is the Hidden Message?

Racial Microaggressions take three main forms: microassault, microinsult, and microinvalidation. This article is about one form of Racial microaggressions, microinsult.

According to Dr. Derald Wing Sue, a professor at Columbia University and a leader in the study of microaggression, microinsults are actions (verbal, nonverbal, or environmental) that convey insensitivity, rudeness, or demeans a person’s racial identity or heritage. 851 more words

Racial Microaggressions

Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, See No Evil: Three Forms of Racial Microaggressions

According to Dr. Derald Sue, a professor of psychology at Columbia University, racial microaggressions as brief and daily verbal, behavioral, and environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial slights and insults to the target person or group.   453 more words

Racial Microaggressions