Racial microaggressions and difficult dialogues on race in the classroom.

  title={Racial microaggressions and difficult dialogues on race in the classroom.},
  author={Derald Wing Sue and Annie I. Lin and Gina C. Torino and Christina M. Capodilupo and David P. Rivera},
  journal={Cultural diversity \& ethnic minority psychology},
  volume={15 2},
A qualitative study supports the observation that difficult dialogues on race and racism are often triggered by racial microaggressions that make their appearance in classroom encounters or educational activities and materials. Difficult dialogues are filled with strong powerful emotions that may prove problematic to both students and teachers. When poorly handled by teachers, difficult dialogues can assail the personal integrity of students of color while reinforcing biased worldviews of White… Expand
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