Victimhood Culture

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Based on the article, “College Students Confront Subtler Forms of Bias: Slights and Snubs”, I believe that our increased interest in microaggressions, small but inappropriate acts of unkindness, are creating multiple “victimhood cultures”. These “victimhood cultures” are just certain races or cultures that have been targeted with meanness and treated unfairly constantly. According to what Bradley Campbell, a professor at Cal State Los Angeles, said, cultures are turning into victim cultures from “...‘dignity culture’, in which people are taught to have thick skins and refuse to allow others to affect their sense of self-worth.” Certain cultures, such as the Indian culture and the Hispanic culture, have already been created into cultures that
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