Everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target persons based solely upon their marginalized group membership.
(from Diversity in the Classroom, UCLA Diversity & Faculty Development, 2014)
To learn more:
- PDF: Recognizing Microaggressions and the Messages They Send
- YOUTUBE PLAYLIST: Microaggressions: The Paper Cuts of Racism