[News] ‘Nice skirt!’ How to respond to microaggressions at work

By Meera Jagannathan

“Like many aspects of people’s lived experience of race and gender in America, microaggressions aren’t always tangible. “I know what it is, it happens all the time, but I can’t really explain it or describe it,” said Robin Boylorn, a 40-year-old associate professor of interpersonal and intercultural communication at the University of Alabama. “Sometimes when we explain it or describe it, it’s not tangible; it doesn’t feel like a real thing.””

Read the full article here: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/nice-skirt-where-did-you-learn-english-how-to-respond-to-microaggressions-at-work-2019-02-21