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Microaggressions: Wild Hair

July 18, 2023 |  23 seconds

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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.