How To Battle Gaslighting, Trash-Talking Co-Workers
Talking smack at work is nothing new, but here’s how to handle it
“Discussing discrimination directed toward us in the workforce is almost like beating a never-ending drum that few folks actually hear. Essence magazine recently conducted a survey that revealed 45% of Black women say they experience racism in their place of employment most often compared to all other areas of their lives. Discrimination at our jobs can include being overlooked for promotions in favor of our less experienced White or non-Black co-workers, not being seen as credible as our White colleagues, being told we’re not social enough, being micromanaged, and microaggressions such as being cut off or talked over in staff meetings with peers of equal station.” — Maia Niguel Hoskin, Ph.D.
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