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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.
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How microaggressions are like mosquito bites • Same Difference

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Cyndi published on February 21, 2018    Cyndi translated    李依庭 reviewed
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