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Tell Us About The Most Fucked-Up Micoraggression You've Experienced At School

"You're only good at sports because you're black."

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Microaggressions can happen anytime, anywhere—even at school.

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According to Columbia University psychology professor Derald Sue, microaggressions are "brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial slights and insults toward people of color." The term was introduced by psychiatrist Dr. Chester Pierce in 1970, and it's since expanded to include other marginalized groups. Like, for example, people who identify as non-cisgender and people who practice Islam.

So if you've experienced microaggressions while at school, tell us in the comment section below: What was said, who said it, how did it make you feel? And, most importantly, was anything done about it?

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This is open to both current and former students (elementary, high school, college, whatever!) The most detailed submissions might be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post or video!

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