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Microaggressions, Mockery, & Mumbles : The Trials of Being the Only Black Person

High School, Life as a Black Girl -

Microaggressions, Mockery, & Mumbles : The Trials of Being the Only Black Person

By: Loni Matthew “Do the nae-nae!” and “You speak like a white girl!” are some of the few overtly racially-charged microaggressions that are hurled at me from my non-black, but non-white colleagues. However, these locutions are amplified when I am in an almost entirely white environment. Feeling as though the only black person around must […]

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