The Epitaph

Microaggressions: Subtle discrimination is still discrimination

Microaggression can be just as detrimental as outright racism or sexism. The world needs to be more aware and sensitive of the way words and actions can hurt others.

By Karuna Chandran

March 22, 2020

We were at a hotel in Los Angeles, near Universal Studios and had gone to the breakfast buffet. I remembered that trip being one of the most exhilarating times of 2019, but this following experience significantly dampened my mood. My mother talked to the waiter and ordered our food. He was polite to...