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Monday. In Old TKE. A student of color is called in the hallway to hear the “funniest thing ever.” (giggling) “Night night little nigglet.”
Tuesday. In an AFS class. “I’m pretty sure the majority of black students in my private school were there because of sports.”
Wednesday. In Musselman. Woman: “I can’t believe Trayvon Martin got shot because someone thought skittles was a weapon.” Man: “To be honest, he did look suspicious because he was black.” [excerpt]
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Aluko-Roberts, Rashida; Brown, Zakiya A.; and Evans, Monae S., "Overheard at Gettysburg" (2013). SURGE. 69.
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