Roni Dean-Burren poses on the campus of the University oh Houston Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in Houston. Dean-Burren is asking publisher McGraw-Hill Education to change the text in a geography book that refers to slaves as workers from Africa. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Roni Dean-Burren poses on the campus of the University oh Houston Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in Houston. Dean-Burren is asking publisher McGraw-Hill Education to change the text in a geography book that refers to slaves as workers from Africa. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) Pat Sullivan AP
Roni Dean-Burren poses on the campus of the University oh Houston Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in Houston. Dean-Burren is asking publisher McGraw-Hill Education to change the text in a geography book that refers to slaves as workers from Africa. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) Pat Sullivan AP

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