Ariel Copeland, a senior at TJ, remembers reading “Beloved,” the Toni Morrison novel about slavery, in junior English. Copeland, the only black student in the class, squirmed in her seat during discussions. “It was so awkward,” she said. “I could tell people were looking at me.”
After class, some students approached Copeland to apologize for the nation’s history of slavery. “I was like, ‘You don’t have to apologize,’ ” she said.” —
Ahaha, apologetic white people.