If you want to set off a panic at American University, leave some bananas in public.

The private university in Washington, D.C. has launched a public safety investigation after “multiple bananas were found hanging from string tied in the shape of nooses in three places on campus,” The Eagle reports.

It’s American’s second brush with racist bananas since last fall, when two white students were accused of throwing a banana at a black student, and a rotten banana was left in front of a black student’s dorm room. (The university refused to say how it punished the alleged perpetrators.)

These new bananas refer to last summer’s “Harambe” meme, which itself was frequently called racist, and the African-American sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha.

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American U. police offer $1K reward for information on ‘racist’ displays

Police at American University released video of an individual they believe hung bananas on strings in the shape of a noose on campus this week and they are offering a $1,000 award for information about the “racist” displays on campus.

Source of information: WTOP

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