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Thread started 05/16/17 11:13am

Astasheiks

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Bananas tied to noose are found around American University campus

By Sheena Jones, CNN Updated 11:11 AM ET, Wed May 3, 2017

(CNN)A person dressed in black from head to toe walked around the American University campus and tied bananas to three trees. They were hung from strings fashioned in the shape of nooses.

The bananas were scrawled with the letters "AKA Free."
AKA, or Alpha Kappa Alpha, is a predominately African-American sorority.
The university, in Washington DC, recently swore in its first AKA sorority member and its first female African-American student government president.
"I regret this happened, apologize to everyone offended, and state emphatically that this incident does not reflect what American University truly is," university President Neil Kerwin said in a statement.
The university set up several meetings for students to discuss the incident. It also released surveillance video of the suspect from the Monday incident and is offering a $1,000 reward.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/03/health/american-university-racially-motivated-incident-trnd/index.html

Reminds me of a verses from Prince's Dreamer:

"Eye was born & raised on the same plantation
In the united states of the red, white and blue
Eye never knew that eye was different
Til dr. king was on the balcony
Lying in a bloody pool
Expected so much more from a loving society"

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Reply #1 posted 05/16/17 12:37pm

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whoever did it I hope they find them and do what they can do to punish them. but keep in mind it may not be what it seems to be.

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Reply #2 posted 05/16/17 1:00pm

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Don't guess you took a look at the photo at: http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/03/health/american-university-racially-motivated-incident-trnd/index.html lol razz

So what else could it be with AKA Free written on the Banana??? eek disbelief

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Reply #3 posted 05/16/17 1:11pm

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Sure I did. But given there have been several cases where this kind of thing happened and people assumed it was one thing when it was something else. Like maybe it was an AKA member? Maybe it was a rival group? Maybe it was a racist? I am saying let's wait and see what if any evidence comes out...

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Reply #4 posted 05/16/17 1:17pm

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I did watch the video pretty close and it looks like his hands are light in color...could be gloves...but it could be skin. if he was bare handed he would have left fingerprints and dna. No way you can tie a noose and not have some dna on it. but the question is would they even bother trying to get some off of it.


Now it seems more likely it was a hate crime but it is possible it is a hoax.

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Reply #5 posted 05/16/17 1:21pm

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OnlyNDaUsa said:

Sure I did. But given there have been several cases where this kind of thing happened and people assumed it was one thing when it was something else. Like maybe it was an AKA member? Maybe it was a rival group? Maybe it was a racist? I am saying let's wait and see what if any evidence comes out...


Yup ... and if it is proven to NOT be the act of racists, guaranteed this thread will die a fast death. Just like the NAACP "bombing" and the Joseph Gordon "lynching" and countless other fake stories that have been posted here. sigh

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Reply #6 posted 05/16/17 1:26pm

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Pokeno4Money said:

OnlyNDaUsa said:

Sure I did. But given there have been several cases where this kind of thing happened and people assumed it was one thing when it was something else. Like maybe it was an AKA member? Maybe it was a rival group? Maybe it was a racist? I am saying let's wait and see what if any evidence comes out...


Yup ... and if it is proven to NOT be the act of racists, guaranteed this thread will die a fast death. Just like the NAACP "bombing" and the Joseph Gordon "lynching" and countless other fake stories that have been posted here. sigh

I do not know what that case was. But I do recall one where a man was found hung and I laid out why it was likely a suicide and time and evidence proved me correct and as far as I recall not one person who was pushing that he was murdered apologised.

And there have been some church fires set by the people from the church... and some racist and other discriminatory things that got a whole lotta press but turned out to be hoxes.

So now I wait and see...

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Reply #7 posted 05/16/17 1:30pm

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OnlyNDaUsa said:

I do not know what that case was. But I do recall one where a man was found hung and I laid out why it was likely a suicide and time and evidence proved me correct and as far as I recall not one person who was pushing that he was murdered apologised.


It was probably the same case, happened at the end of December 2016.

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