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  • For people who still don't think that microaggressions are a problem.

  • Oh, you're so well spoken.

  • Just imagine, instead of being a stupid comment, a microaggression is a mosquito bite.

  • Argh, It's a compliment!

  • Mosquito bites and their itch are one of nature's most annoying features.

  • But if you're only bitten every once in a while.

  • No.

  • Where are you really from?

  • Umm...Cleveland?

  • Sure, it's annoying, but it's not that big a deal.

  • The problem is that some people get bitten by mosquitoes a lot more than other people.

  • I mean a lot more.

  • Whether it's on a date.

  • Your English is so good!

  • Excuse me?

  • Going grocery shopping.

  • You know everything happens for a reason.

  • I'm just buying apples.

  • Commuting to work.

  • So when are you going to have a baby?

  • Watching TV.

  • We have to keep the redskins name!

  • It's part of our culture and history!

  • Or just walking down the street with your partner.

  • I couldn't even tell you were gay!

  • (sign) Mosquitoes seem to pop up everywhere.

  • Do you know John?

  • And getting bit by mosquitoes every goddamn day. Can I touch your hair?

  • Multiple times a day.

  • So pretty, can I touch your hair?

  • is fucking annoying.

  • And makes you want to go ballistic on those mosquitoes.

  • Which seems like a huge overreaction to people who only get bit every once in a while.

  • It's just a mosquito bite.

  • Who cares?

  • Just another angry black woman.

  • Of course beyond just being annoying,

  • some mosquitoes carry truly threatening diseases that can mess up your life for years.

  • Astrophysics?

  • Hmm maybe you should try a less challenging major?

  • Ow my dreams.

  • And other mosquitoes carry strains that can even kill you.

  • It looked like he was up to trouble.

  • OK?

  • I felt threatened.

  • So next time you think someone's overreacting.

  • Just remember, some people experience mosquito bites ALL THE TIME.

  • You're all so exotic, wow!

  • And by mosquito bites, we mean microaggressions.

For people who still don't think that microaggressions are a problem.

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    Cyndi posted on 2018/01/30
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