Mar 09, 2023

55: Reacting To Microaggressions At Work

Microaggressions are subtle but damaging instances of discrimination that can occur in the workplace. These small yet negative remarks or actions can create a hostile work environment and make it difficult for employees to feel safe and respected at work. As employers, managers, and coworkers, it is important to be aware of microaggressions and take meaningful steps to prevent them from occurring.

In our latest episode, Ebonie butler and Samantha Bretous explores how to recognize and react appropriately to microaggressions in the workplace.


  • 0:00 – 0:54 Opening
  • 0:58 – 1:13 What Is A Microaggression?
  • 1:13 – 1:48 Are People Aware Of the Impact of Microaggressions?
  • 1:48 – 2:00 Who Is More Likely To Experience Microaggressions In The Workplace?
  • 2:00 – 3:04 Why Black Women Might Experience Microaggressions More Than Other Women Of Different Races
  • 3:05 – 4:20 What Microaggression Have You Experienced In The Workplace?
  • 4:25 – 6:07 Why Do You Think Your Current Workplace Is Different From Your Past Environment?
  • 6:31 – 7:19 How To Respond To “You Don’t Look Black”?
  • 7:28 – 9:21 What’s The Best Way To Handle A Situation Where You Are Often Interrupted By Your Co-workers?
  • 9:29 – 10:12 How To Respond To “Mimics Dialects And Accents”?
  • 10:20 – 12:37 How Can Somebody Suppress Microaggression?
  • 12:37 – 12:47 Closing Remarks

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55: Reacting To Microaggressions At Work


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