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Racist Museum Menus and the Trouble With Recognizing Microaggressions as the Dangers they Are

Kendi King 1-1 minutes 6/9/2022

While media focuses on the series of large scale hate crimes communities of color continue to endure, it's important to validate everyday experiences of racism.

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When the Indianapolis Children’s Museum decided to celebrate Juneteenth, the federal holiday recognizing the emancipation of enslaved people in America, by selling a “Juneteenth Watermelon Salad” - at first, I laughed.

Most microaggressions, and most racism in general, are simply absurd. The s…

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