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More Than A Meme: Microaggressions offers a safe space for sharing short, painful stories

By Arturo R. García

Unlike other tumblr pages, Microaggressions isn’t laid out so that you have to scroll down to go from post to post; the multitude of mini-anecdotes is arranged side-to-side, like a community bulletin board:

“You speak so well. You don’t sound like other black girls.”
- when: almost every week since I started high school

In less than a week, the site has already amassed more than 200 contributors, with stories touching on issues from racism to size discrimination to stereotyping to sexism and beyond.

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