Year in Review: 17 campus hate crimes that turned out to be hoaxes in 2017

College Fix:Over the last year, it seems as if more campus hate crimes turned out to be hoaxes than legitimate acts of hate. Schools tended to be fertile ground for overzealous students looking to prove there is hate where none exists. These 17 examples show 2017 continued to be a year in which hate-crime hoaxes are an epidemic with no end in sight.

Some anecdotes are fallout from post-election antics spawned in late November 2016 in the wake of the Donald Trump presidency. The rest originated in apparent desperate attempts to push a progressive narrative.

Student cries KKK — except it was a sheet over lab equipment
Jan. 2017

A Bowling Green State University student falsely identified a cover for a piece of equipment as a member of the Ku Klux Klan. After seeing a white, pointy figure in a classroom window, the student took to Twitter to post the image and dramatically stated there was an “ACTIVE KKK group” at BGSU. After the university looked into this claim, they discovered what the student tweeted was a cover on a piece of lab equipment. Whoops.  Keep Reading

4 Comments on Year in Review: 17 campus hate crimes that turned out to be hoaxes in 2017

  1. When the so called “hate crime” hoaxers receive the same punishment as the actual “hate crime” calls for, this shite will stop rikki tik.

  2. So many of these are fake my initial reaction is that it is a hoax. Way to go SJW’s you’ve actually made the problem (as you see it) worse, not better with your antics

  3. Frankly, faking a “hate crime” should be considered a hate crime. But when you stop to consider the videos of such things as the “knock-out” game and the fact that little happens to those who do such things, you understand that “equal protection” is an empty phrase right now.

    Can you imagine what would happen if blacks had to be lectured on civility every time a black assaults a white person? The outcry would be deafening. But it is quite acceptable to lecture whites when a black person commits a hoax.

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