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An Introduction to Microaggressions for Library Workers

Author

Alabi, Jaena

Publisher

New York Library Association

Abstract

The term “microaggression” was coined to identify subtle occurrences of racism couched in casual comments directed at people of color. At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to: Better understand how their personal biases may inadvertently lead to harmful mircoaggressions in the workplace, and take actions to be an anti-racist colleague. Develop bystander intervention strategies against microaggressions Identify techniques to combat microaggressions in the library as a workplace and within the profession