The Pseudo-Science of Microaggressions

@article{Nagai2017ThePO,
  title={The Pseudo-Science of Microaggressions},
  author={Althea K. Nagai},
  journal={Academic Questions},
  year={2017},
  volume={30},
  pages={47-57}
}
A tsunami of microaggressions has swamped the country from east to west, with students posting their tales on social media and university websites. There are so many, many cruel statements, wrong words, routine insensitivities, and degrading silences—those “brief and everyday slights, insults, indignities and denigrating messages” sent by well-intentioned members of the dominant culture. Whites are “unaware of the hidden messages being communicated,” while overtly denying that they are racists… 

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