Princeton librarian: 'Our job to silence' people skeptical of microaggressions

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A librarian at prestigious Princeton University thinks it’s her job to “silence” people who are skeptical of so-called “microagressions”, according to a personal email reviewed exclusively by Heat Street.

The exchange began with former California State University-Long Beach librarian Cynthia Orozco, who runs a Tumblr about microaggressions in libraries and compiles a whole publication on the topic.

Orozco had given a speech last semester about microaggressions in academic sciences, but it was met with some skepticism from some in the audience, she said in an email to several of her librarian pals who are also in higher education.

Princeton’s Latin American processing archivist, Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez, emailed Orozco back: “F--- THEM HATERS! trolls gonna troll. It is our job to silence them with the strength of our voices.”

Arroyo-Ramirez did not respond to Heat Street’s repeated emailed requests for inquiry.

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