Recognize, avoid, and mitigate the impact of microaggressions

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Understanding and Mitigating the Impact of Stereotype Threat and Microaggressions

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Understand and mitigate the impact of stereotype threat and microaggressions

Recognize, avoid, and mitigate the impact of microaggressions

Microaggressions are the 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 (Sue, 2010). Microaggressions can have a negative impact on students. However, there are steps we can take to mitigate their impact.

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