ERIC Number: EJ798166
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
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Racial Microaggressions against Black Americans: Implications for Counseling
Sue, Derald Wing; Nadal, Kevin L.; Capodilupo, Christina M.; Lin, Annie I.; Torino, Gina C.; Rivera, David P.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v86 n3 p330-338 Sum 2008
Racial microaggression themes were identified using a focus-group analysis of self-identified Black participants. Six categories of demeaning and invalidating messages reflected beliefs of White supremacy that were unintentionally conveyed by perpetrators. Implications for counselors and the counseling process are discussed.
Descriptors: African Americans, Aggression, Racial Bias, Focus Groups, Whites, Counseling Techniques, Social Bias
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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