Punish Person Who Hung Bananas from Nooses in Shocking Racist Display

Target: Dr. Cornelius M. Kerwin, President of American University, Washington D.C.

Goal: Demand that a university investigate and punish the suspect who hung bananas from nooses throughout the campus.

Bananas were found hanging from nooses throughout the American University campus. The bananas prominently displayed the abbreviation for a historic African-American sorority. The university president condemned the racist messages, stating that the displays were a “crude and racially insensitive act of bigotry.”

American University students marched throughout the campus in response to the shocking racist display. They threatened to leave the university if the administration did not make more of an effort to stop racist attacks. Per Alpha Kappa Alpha, the bananas appeared on the same day that a black woman stepped into the role of student government president.

Blurry video footage showed the suspect wearing dark clothes and walking through the campus. Campus police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect. Sign below and demand a full investigation and the maximum punishment for the student deemed responsible for this crime.

PETITION LETTER:

Dear Dr. Kerwin,

Bananas were hung from nooses in three locations across the American University campus. The letters “AKA,” an abbreviation for the black sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha, were clearly written on the bananas. We demand justice for these African-American students.

“We are stunned. In 2017, to put a noose on a banana and the letters AKA — we’re clear about what that is,” stated Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson, Alpha Kappa Alpha’s international president. She and the members of the sorority demanded that the administration investigate this crime and provide tangible solutions to prevent further racist attacks.

African-American students should feel safe and welcome on campus. We demand that you do a complete investigation into this crime and assign the maximum punish to the person responsible.

Sincerely,

[Your Name Here]

Photo Credit: Quinn Dunlea

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One Comment

  1. Kathryn Irby says:

    Punish the racist redneck Trash severely for the racist gestures throughout the University campus that he made relative to African-Americans NOW!!!

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