Studying abroad in college was an eye-opening experience for Micah Peterson. The culture shock of living in Japan and being perceived a certain way because of his skin color renewed Micah’s appreciation for his own Blackness when he returned home to the United States.
We recently caught up with Micah to hear how things are different – if at all – in adulthood, how there is nothing micro about microaggressions, and how loving himself is the best way to challenge others.
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