Sometimes the biases we experience in everyday life have nothing to do with what was said, but can take the form of a look received when entering a room, the clutching of a purse when you walk by, or even the toys you grew up with. This week, we’re taking a look at microaggressions that take place through an action or are just present in your surroundings. Check out posts from earlier this week here.
Peter Pan gets “in touch” with his Native American side.
The Rugrats dressed as “Native Americans.”
Every year at Halloween, Coachella and countless other
reasons to go out and get drunk events nationwide, non-Native American people dress up in costume appropriating a culture most of them know nothing about. This act of donning a headdress as Peter Pan, Tommy, and the twins do isn’t cool and can quite easily turn into a situation like this:
Nobody wants to be this guy.