A black college student in the UK says she found the words ‘monkey’ and ‘n****’ written on bananas in her shared dorm apartment.
Faramade Ifaturoti, 19, a first-year biomedical sciences student at the University of Warwick, tweeted a picture of the bananas after finding them.
According to Daily Mail, the university is now investigating the incident and Ifaturoti told the news site that she felt ‘targeted’, adding: “This is not the first time something like this has happened.”
Jere Agbaje, a friend of Ifaturoti recalled to the Independent how they discovered the bananas:
“She unpacked and stored her shopping, whilst four of her flatmates were in the kitchen. When she came into the kitchen, to her horror, those shocking racial slurs and dehumanizing remarks were branded on her bananas. I have been in contact with Fara, and she is incredibly shaken and shocked. She is currently being comforted by her friends and family. This is been an incredibly distressing ordeal for her.”
In addition to the bananas, someone also posted a photo of Donald Trump to the refrigerator.