Race and Workplace Dyamics

Racial animus: intergroup tensions, hostility

 

Aversive racism: discomfort with minorities that results in avoidance behaviors

Racial animus: intergroup tensions, hostility

 

Aversive racism: discomfort with minorities that results in avoidance behaviors

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Affirmative Action Demystified

Microaggressions: “brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignity that, either intentionally or unintentionally, communicates hostile, negative, or derogatory slights or insults on the basis of color, gender, or sexual orientation”

                                     - Dr. Gerald Wing Sue, 2007

Types of Microagressions:

  • Microassault

    • Explicit verbal or non-verbal action of name-calling, avoidant behavior or purposeful discriminatory action.

  • Microinsult

    • Rudeness or insensitivity that demean a person’s identity

  • Microinvalidation

    • Verbal or non-verbal communication that dismisses or excludes the psychological thoughts, feelings, or experienced reality of a person of color

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