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One black female student sits among 200 white students in an Introduction to Anthropology class and the professor is speaking on physical characteristics of races. He singles her out of the class and asks if she has trouble sleeping because of her braided, Bo Derek-style hairdo. She says no, and he replies, "You must have a really soft pillow, but then, they don't have pillows in Africa."


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