Microaggressions & Multiculturalism: Understanding and Managing Microaggressions is critical to developing a learning environment that supports multiculturalism in education. In the words of Dr. Alvi Poussaint: “Death by a thousand nicks,” describes the debilitating experience of people of color when experiencing subtle insults on a daily basis. Transfer that concept to the classroom experience and you have failure by a "thousand nicks.” The everyday experience of a student of color often involves withstanding conscious and unconscious biased behavior from other peers, teachers, and staff. Add this stress to the general pressure that all young people face and a sturdy façade can easily crumble. Learn about common experiences of students of color related to micro and macro aggressions. Dig in as we go deeper to discuss proactive and reactive solutio

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