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Mispronouncing Student’s Name Now a ‘Microaggression’

A campaign initiated by the National Association for Bilingual Education and the Santa Clara County Office of Education says a teacher who mispronounces a student’s name is causing a negative emotional state that can lead to poor academic success.

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When Freed Slaves Cheered the Confederate Flag: A Cautionary Note

The Confederate flag was once cheered by thousands of freed slaves. It happened in 1863, when the CSS Alabama caught a Union ship off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa. The spectacle was so thrilling to the locals, particularly the Malay and

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‘America Is the Land of Opportunity’: Microaggression on Campus!

Former U.S. Director of Homeland Security and current University of California President Janet Napolitano is reportedly training professors in the UC system how to avoid using alleged microaggresions, which now include such patriotic expressions as “America is the land of opportunity,” “There is only one race, the human race,” and “I believe the most qualified person should get the job.”