Racial Microaggressions and African American and Hispanic Students in Urban Schools: A Call for Culturally Affirming Education


This conceptual paper explores the complexities of racial microaggressions in the context of schools. The authors theorize that culturally affirming educational practices have the ability to have positive impacts on psychological, social/emotional, and intellectual development of Hispanic and African American students.


Allen, A., Scott, L. M., and Lewis, C. W. (2013). Racial microaggressions and African American and Hispanic students in urban schools: A call for culturally affirming education. Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning, 3(2), 117-129.

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Cultural Diversity
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