Campuses Cautiously Train Freshmen Against Subtle Insults – The New York Times

She gave an example. “On your first day of class, you enter the chemistry building and all of the pictures on the wall are scientists who are white and male,” she said. “If you’re a female, or you just don’t identify as a white male, that space automatically shows that you’re not represented.”

A nonverbal microaggression could be when a white woman clutches her purse as a black or Latino person approaches.

Source: Campuses Cautiously Train Freshmen Against Subtle Insults – The New York Times

Interesting throughout.

How doеs a white woman avoid the purse microagression? Should she not clutch her purse when a black person approaches?