The Marginalized Experience:
Understanding It from Those Who Live It
We all have our own preconceived notions - it’s part of being human, but how we choose to challenge and question those biases is what’s important.
Today’s episode contains interviews with three individuals with unique narratives, who have experienced the backlash of other’s misperceptions. Brittany, Brandon, and Golnaz all have differences in their stories but also share an array of commonalities.
To hear more about Brittany, Brandon, and Golnaz’s experiences as minorities join us for this interview on Dear White Women.
Most common misunderstandings people have when they meet Brittany
What wearing a scarf symbolizes in Muslim culture
The impact that being confronted with slurs and insults has made in Brittany’s life
Muslim customs that non-Muslims should know
Most common misconceptions people have when they meet Brandon
Factors that lead people to have bias against Brandon
Assumptions people make about athleticism
Dealing with backhanded compliments
Handling explicit racism and coping with the impact
Brandon and Sara discuss whether people are getting better or worse when it comes to judging before getting to know someone
What people’s initial assumptions are when they meet Golnaz
Dealing with bias as the only minority
The struggle of having immigrant parents as a minority
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