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Implicit Bias and Microaggressions

This page provides links to resources to help you learn more about and better understand implicit bias and microaggressions. If you have resources that you would like to have shared on this page, please contact Dr. Leo Taylor (

Text Resources

Reopening Campuses, Racial Disparities

As the Trump administration pushes for colleges and schools to reopen, Congress heard a call to do so without worsening the pandemic's racial impacts. This article discusses who the call for schools to reopen in the fall places people of color and those that they live with at a greater to contract coronavirus.

A Guide to Responding to Microaggressions

Microaggressions are brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental actions (whether intentional or unintentional) that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative slights and insults toward members of oppressed or targeted groups. This article discusses how different types of microaggressions can affect people’s lives and provides readers with strategies on how to address microaggressions and intervene when when they occur.

Video Resources

The Bias Hidden Within You


Eliminating Microaggressions: The Next Level of Inclusion | Tiffany Alvoid | TEDxOakland


Why Microaggressions Aren’t So Micro | Whitney Grinnage-Cassidy | TEDxYouth@UrsulineAcademy