Back in 2017 Taylor Dumpson, was sworn in as American University’s first Black student body president; the very next day bananas were found hanging on nooses around campus. But, the harassment didn’t stop there. Dumpson became the target of neo-nazi site The Daily Stormer. Roland Martin talks to Kristen Clarke of the Lawyers’ Committee for […]
A racist internet troll has settled a lawsuit filed by American University’s first black student body president after he helped a white supremacist website launch a vicious campaign of harassment and racial threats. The Associated Press reports that Evan James McCarty has agreed to submit to “anti-hate training,” as well as offering an apology in writing […]
The first black woman to serve as American University’s student government president has sued a neo-Nazi website’s publisher, accusing him of orchestrating an online harassment campaign against her. Taylor Dumpson‘s federal lawsuit, filed Monday in Washington, says Andrew Anglin directed The Daily Stormer’s readers to “troll storm” her with a barrage of racist and demeaning […]
Hundreds of American University students protested campus racism. Bananas were thrown at two Black students in the latest incident.