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This guy wrote a racist letter and to himself and told the police it was a hate crime.
Yet another example besides Jessie Smollet, Bubba Wallace, Imani Perry, Minati Roychoudhuri, etc.
Why do people make up these fake hate crimes? For the media attention? Do they see the news saying America is racist and wish they were the victim of a hate crime? What's going through their heads?7 AnswersOther - Cultures & Groups21 hours ago
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Is Trump right that black NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s Noose story was a hoax and that he should apologize or no?
Wallace is the sole full-time black driver in the US racing organisation and was instrumental in it banning the Confederate flag from races.
A noose was later found in his garage but an FBI inquiry determined "no federal crime was committed".
President Trump called the story a hoax and suggested Wallace should apologize.
Wallace rejected suggestions the noose was a door handle, saying "what was hanging in my garage is not a garage pull".
But President Trump on Monday tweeted: "Has Bubba Wallace apologized to all of those great Nascar drivers & officials who came to his aid, stood by his side, & were willing to sacrifice everything for him, only to find out that the whole thing was just another HOAX."
He did not elaborate on his allegation.
He said the noose incident and the removal of the flag had caused Nascar's "lowest ratings ever".14 AnswersNASCAR2 days ago
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Misunderstanding more than a hoax.
Just to remind us of what happened, a little while ago it was reported that a noose had been found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace, the sport's lone black driver. It generated a big show of support, including a remarkable scene where all the drivers and pit crews helped push Wallace's car to the starting line. NASCAR and the FBI investigated and determined that this was not a hate crime directed at Wallace. The "noose" had been in that garage stall since at least the fall of 2019, long before it had been assigned to Wallace. Testimony, as well as it's placement in the stall, seem to show that it had been intended as a door pull to help close the stall door.
So the story turned out not to be, as far as we can tell, a hate crime. But it's not really a hoax either. A hoax implies some sort of intentional effort at deception. Some people on the right have been comparing this to the actor Jussee Smollett, who apparently had some acquaintances stage a fake racial attack on him in order to drum up some publicity. That is a hoax. But what happened with Bubba Wallace wasn't a hoax. As far as we know, no one intentionally went out to deceive someone. And certainly Bubba Wallace didn't. Some people on the right are attacking Wallace personally. But he wasn't the one who found the "noose" or reported it to NASCAR. According to reporting he never even saw it. Someone else saw it and reported it. And when we look at photos of it, it's easy to see why it would cause alarm. While it appears that the "noose" in question was not technically a hangman's noose, it was damn close. And the circumstances made this seem suspicious and threatening. This was found in the stall of the sport's lone black driver. It was found at a track in Alabama, a state notorious for its racism. And it was found at the very first race NASCAR was holding after they decided to ban displays of the Confederate flag, a position which Wallace had pushed them to take. I think that anyone seeing that piece of rope in those circumstances would have reasonably assumed the worst. The fact that it turned out not to be true doesn't mean that the assumptions were unreasonable, and certainly doesn't mean it was a hoax.8 AnswersPolitics2 days ago
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My brother is a physician and has told me the coronavirus isn't all that serious. If you do get it, the chances if you dying are slim to none. It's only the elderly and those with health issues that have a higher chance of dying.
I think the media is using this opportunity to make Trump look bad.
If Biden does get elected, I wouldn't be surprised if the coronavirus all of a sudden isn't an issue anymore.254 AnswersPolitics2 days ago
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Will you bother to watch the games of the NFL...after they play a so call "black anthem"...and then the Star Spangled Banner?
all the while they are KNEELING to ONLY the real national anthem?
I don't think I'll watch football anymore.54 AnswersPolitics1 day ago
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Trump said that school children were being taught to hate their country. How are they doing that? Why would he say such a horrible thing?
I've worked in classrooms for years (in a half-dozen different school districts) and have only seen patriotism. I've only seen history taught from a very respectful point of view. I remember that school in New Jersey for Presidents' Day, each classroom had to write a song for a different (assigned) president to present at a Presidents' Day assembly. The right-wing wackos went bezerk when the classroom presented theirs on Obama. What is wrong with you people?!?65 AnswersPolitics2 days ago
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Should that racist customer at Costco who said such racist things as “Stop filming me” and “put your phone down” be criminally charged?
His other racist act was not wearing a mask17 AnswersPolitics1 day ago
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Good for you. Takes courage to do that.25 AnswersPolitics23 hours ago
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Why did conservatives decide in 2016 that electing an incompetent jackazz president was a good idea?Favourite answer:
They didn't like Obama so they went in the opposite direction. Instead of electing a president who cares about people they elected a person who cares about power and money.47 AnswersPolitics2 days ago
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