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Author: Kelly Maja

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Racism in our classrooms

cultural hairstyles, separating large groups of “intimidating” Black students and misnaming students are all examples of microaggressions. Schools have been unfairly penalising children for their hairstyles, kissing their teeth, or even wearing bandanna’s. Small remarks like “can I touch your hair” or ” you speak english so well” are used to objectify and try to belittle the Black people.

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