Wandering around the small convenience store on campus. Finally decide on an overpriced bottled water and an overpriced variety pack of Now ‘r Laters. Get to the 20-something Black male cashier. He rings me up, says—pointing to his pal who had just ducked into a door behind the counter—
“My partner there says you look like Claire Huxtable. That’s a compliment.”
It surely is, young man. It surely is.