Microaggressions Are No Small Matter: Bill O'Reilly and Sean Spicer Demonstrated how Covert Racism Operates in America
Just hours after Bill O'Reilly was widely criticized for characterizing Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters' hair as a "James Brown wig" on Tuesday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer also found himself subject to condemnation after scolding American Urban Radio Networks correspondent April Ryan in a manner many have likened to how a parent might discipline a child. The fact that both exchanges involved white men criticizing black women who are veterans in their respective fields quickly became a subject of scrutiny.
Butler-Sweet, C. (2017). Microaggressions Are No Small Matter: Bill O'Reilly and Sean Spicer demonstrated how covert racism operates in America. U.S.News. Retrieved from https://www.usnews.com/opinion/civil-wars/articles/2017-03-31/sean-spicers-and-bill-oreillys-degradation-of-april-ryan-and-rep-waters