Interpersonal Microaggressions

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While few in number, there has been an increase in studies examining the Latina/o experience of racial microaggressions. In a study conducted by Yosso, Smith, Ceja, and Solórzano (2009) Latina/o students described their experiences with racial microaggressions. Results of this study indicated that Latina/o participants experienced interpersonal microaggressions when trying to join study groups and reported experiencing racial jokes as microaggressions. Furthermore, Nadal, Mazzula, Rivera and Fujii-Doe (2014) found that Latina women appeared more likely to experience workplace and school microaggressions than Latino men and that Latina/os with less education were more likely to experience racial microaggressions than those with high levels of

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