Cultural Humility, Microaggressions, and Courageous Conversations

  • Allan Edward Barsky Florida Atlantic University
Keywords: cultural humility, dialogue, racism, bigotry, microaggression


In this narrative, a social work professor describes how he prepared for and implemented a workshop on how to engage in courageous conversations with clients who are expressing racism and religious bigotry. While preparing for the workshop, the professor discovers the relationship between cultural humility, having the courage to reflect upon and admit one’s own biases, and engaging others in constructive conversations about microaggressions and bigotry.

Cultural Humility in Education and Practice