Micro-Aggression Alert!

Micro-Aggression Alert!
Bob Aul

You were all gathered by a cubicle, killing time by gossiping about last night's studio session with Macy Gray. One of you wondered how many years the singer was pushing, so you hollered over to me, the intern, to Google it. While all of the paid assistants laughed at my expense, one white guy had the nerve to add a sarcastic, "Rápido!" to your demand and was met with even more laughter. I stopped typing and thought, "Did this güero seriously just say that?" Ease up on the micro-aggressions, mothertrucker; there's a whole world outside this office that ain't laughing.

Send anonymous thanks, confessions or accusations—changing or deleting the names of the guilty and innocent—to letters@ocweekly.com.

Sponsor Content


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >