Microaggressions Sound Minor, But They’re No Laughing Matter

The word might sound silly but the phenomenon is real.

Photo by Fausto García-Menéndez on Unsplash

It’s become almost a hobby for some — to make light of racism and other forms of bias, unless they manifest in the most extreme ways possible.

Anything short of an out-and-out hate crime gets dismissed as mere words, which, unlike the proverbial…

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Tim Wise

Tim Wise

Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)