A Massachusetts college is investigating after campus police were called to investigate a black student who was quietly eating her lunch in a common room.
Officials say an employee at Smith College in Northampton called police Tuesday to report that someone appeared "out of place" in the building.
The school later released a statement saying there was nothing suspicious at all about the undergraduate student, who is working on campus this summer as a teaching assistant.
The woman who identified herself as the student later posted on Facebook that it was outrageous she could not sit down and eat her lunch in peace.
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She added: "All I did was be black."
A school diversity official says the college is reviewing the incident and won't tolerate any race- or gender-based discrimination.