While the society in the US and in many places around the world has progressed, there are still many things we can work on as a society. Out in the world, many people face microaggressions daily, and while they might seem harmless to some, they are ultimately harmful to the person, and can hinder us moving forward as activists. So, to help you understand what microaggressions are, here are some examples.
I know these are only a few, but I wanted to put them out there so that people understand how much power words have. Something that is little to you might be a big deal to someone else, so just keep in mind your affect on others.