Shanna, this article has been very enlightening for me. As a white woman, I haven't really grasped the specifics of what microagressions are. I believed they were real but was ignorant to what exactly they look like.

This article helps me understand. It's a reminder for me to beware of my own behavior. I'm sorry you dealt with this. I hope the more we talk, the closer we get to a life in which these incidences disappear altogether.

Thank you for the editing acknowledgment-it's always a pleasure getting to support you in the writing process. Melissa is great at asking the tough questions!