5:25 p.m., I get off at 6:00 p.m. A young African American man approached me at the desk.
I ask, " Can I help you?"
He says, "I want to test your knowledge."
I am tired and I really didn't feel like playing games, so I told him so. He says:
"I guess it is gonna take a white man to answer my question." THAT WAS THE WRONG STATEMENT!!!!!!!
I said, " I suggest you go find one who will answer the question for you because I AM NOT IN THE MOOD TO PLAY GAMES!!!!!!!"
He says, " Oh, okay, take the I want to test your knowledge out of the question."
He wanted a continent or nation without a governing body. I gave him two possible books for him to find the answer. He didn't look too happy to discover that I wasn't just going to look up the answer for him.
***It sounded like a trivia question that instructors throw out for extra credit.**** I stopped giving out answers after my first semester as a Reference librarian at the community college.