Microaggressions: Wild Hair
July 18, 2023 | 23 seconds
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This instance of unconscious bias involves a coworker making assumptions both about their colleagues age, and financial situation.
One of the most common microaggressions people of color experience involves natural hair texture. Describing black hair styles as unprofessional is a racist microaggression and in violation of The Crown Act. In this scenario, a white colleague describes his black colleagues twisted hair as too "wild" for a client meeting.