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A notorious hate crime hoax by two lesbians (WaPo)

15 Hate Hoaxes You Can Dispel This Thanksgiving

Since President-Elect Donald Trump was elected over Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton, the mainstream media have used alleged hate crime reports to drum up hysteria over issues like Islamophobia, homophobia, immigration, and race relations.

Muslim Woman Admits Faking Knife Attack Hate Crime in New York City

On Thursday, a Muslim woman in New York City claimed she was attacked by a white male who called her a terrorist and slashed her cheek with a knife before running away. On Friday, police announced the as-yet unnamed 20-year-old slashed her own cheek, giving herself a two-inch cut, and invented the hate crime story.

Albany Police File Charges In Latest Black Lives Matter Hoax

The claims of the three black women that they were the victims of a white racial assault quickly became a cause célèbre for the Black Lives Matter movement, including high profile BLM activist DeRay McKesson. At the time, celebrities like rapper Wacka Flocka took to Twitter to cry out for justice for the students.