Racial microaggressions in everyday life: implications for clinical practice.

  title={Racial microaggressions in everyday life: implications for clinical practice.},
  author={Derald Wing Sue and Christina M. Capodilupo and Gina C. Torino and Jennifer M Bucceri and Aisha M. B. Holder and Kevin L. Nadal and Marta Elena Esquilin},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  volume={62 4},
Racial microaggressions are brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial slights and insults toward people of color. Perpetrators of microaggressions are often unaware that they engage in such communications when they interact with racial/ethnic minorities. A taxonomy of racial microaggressions in everyday life was created through a review of the social psychological… Expand

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