Combating Oppression, Striving for Justice
According to Derald Wing Sue, Racial microaggressions are brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial slights and insults toward people of color. Perpetrators of microaggressions are often unaware that they engage in such communications when they interact with racial/ethnic minorities.
Here's a clip from Cracking the Codes: The system of racial inequity. Joy DeGruy talks about a trip to the grocery store.