Zoo (Volkerschau) Trailer – The Stare

Once upon a time, a girl asked me to show her my extra bone at a basketball camp in Philadelphia.
Once upon a time, as the only black girl on the track team, my teammates wondered why didn’t I wash my hair everyday? They of course, wanted to feel it.
Once upon a time, a car full of boys threw a drink at my Cuban boyfriend and me in Maryland and yelled racist epithets.
Once upon a time, during my first week in college at Rhode Island, I attended a fraternity party and was asked where my watermelon was, and when was I going back to Africa?
Once upon a time, as a Senior Trainer at an IT company, men walked out of a mandatory training class and call me a Yankee in SeaTac and Atlanta.

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