Useful introduction to micro aggression

/ 15 August 2013

Here’s a handy little piece on micro aggression:

The video is a brief introduction to the work of Dr. Derald Wing Sue, a professor at Columbia University. He offers five steps that we can all take to move beyond the damage micro aggression can cause — much of which is unintentional on the part of those who are exhibiting it:

  • practice constant vigilance
  • respect and be aware of experiential reality
  • don't be defensive
  • be open to discussing your own attitudes and biases
  • be an ally </ul>