When Taylor Dumpson became the first black student body president at American University, she also became the target of neo-Nazi trolls who made her life a living hell. Now she’s repaying the favor.
American University (alas, a perfect metaphor for America) continues to be the site of racist paraphernalia meant to intimidate and terrorize black students.
Well, another noose turned up in Washington, D.C., this time, police say, at a house under construction in the southeast part of the city. This will make at least the fifth time that this hateful symbol of violence has appeared around the nation’s capital recently.
After American University elected the first African-American woman to lead its student body, the white supremacist leader who founded one of the largest hate sites on the internet began an online campaign to troll her and her sorority with racist taunts, according to a report by ABC News.
American University is determined to capture the person who was involved in leaving bananas hanging from nooses on its Washington, D.C., campus. The school has released two surveillance videos in an effort to track down the suspect in what campus police are calling a “racially motivated hate crime.”
American University’s race issues over the last two years have been brought to the media’s attention. In 2015, racist messages were being spewed on the popular social media campus app Yak. And just last year, bananas were thrown at black students. On Monday, it seems, racists were back to using bananas to convey their…
The American University in Washington, D.C., is investigating two white male freshmen after a black female student reported that a banana was thrown through her dorm-room door earlier this month, the Washington Post reports.