"What you have to realize is that those microaggressions happen all the time," the Oscar winner said.
Sportscaster Sean McDonough made a joke about the name after it was pronounced clearly by a colleague.
These comments about sexual orientation or gender identity may seem minor, but can actually be quite hurtful or offensive.
It is a strange existence, navigating these spaces as a Black woman.
Racial microaggressions may be a more subtle type of prejudice, but their effects can be damaging to the mental and physical health of the Black community.
As reports of racist attacks increase, I've grappled with the weight of everyday racism and intergenerational trauma.
People of color shouldn't have to assimilate in order to belong.
Jessica Nabongo has traveled to 125 countries, and she's experienced the most racism in her home country, the U.S.
White men must take responsibility in ensuring deeply entrenched systems of inequality are toppled in academia.