Black members of Congress demand probe of nooses at AU


Black members of Congress demand probe of nooses at AU

American University student government president Taylor Dumpson, second from right, accompanied by Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., left, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, second from left, and others speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 4, 2017. Several bananas hanging from nooses were found on the AU campus on Monday, May 1, 2017, less than a day after Dumpson became the school’s first black student body president. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The hanging of bananas from nooses with hateful messages at American University in Washington, apparently targeting the first black woman to serve as the student body president, …

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