University: The Term “Politically Correct” is a “Microaggression”

At the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Inclusive Excellence Center, they’ve got a growing list of words and phrases that they don’t want people to be using. The reason people shouldn’t be using these particular words and phrases is that they represent microaggressions. They define microaggressions as “brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental humiliations, whether intentional or unintentional that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative slights and insults” Read more […]