Tuesday, May 16, 2017

What it's like to be the target of racist incidents on campus

Sara Sidner
May 16, 2017

(CNN)Taylor Dumpson was elated. On May 1, she became student government president at American University -- the first African-American woman ever to hold the job.

But less then 24 hours after she officially took office, her joy turned to pain. Dumpson got a message from a friend as she was on her way to campus. Bananas had been found hanging from nooses at three spots on the university's Washington campus, her friend said.

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