The truth has come out yet again- sometimes people who claim to be victims of racism are often not victims at all. We wrote about the “racist” remarks left near the rooms of 5 black students on Air Force Academy Prep School message boards back in September. Fox now reports that they were written by a person who claimed to be victim. It damages the truth about real victims who experience racism.
“We can confirm that one of the cadet candidates who was allegedly targeted by racist remarks written outside of their dorm room was actually responsible for the act. The individual admitted responsibility and this was validated by the investigation.” USAFA Statement
And while liberal publications like the Washington Post claimed that racism hoaxes were “rare,” they appear to be on the upswing in recent years.
Hate crime hoaxes
There was the string of black churches which had damage from an arsonist…perpetrator was a black man. He was arrested.
There were the claims of racist attacks against a Muslim woman– false claims. She was arrested.
And what about the white woman/identifying as black, Rachel Dolezal, who claimed that she was “victim ” of a hate crime from a letter that she actually wrote herself.
And Andrew McClinton who desperately tried to blame Trump supporters for racist graffiti on his own church – it turned out he did it himself.
Or the incident in the Kansas City Star last week in which a man wrote racist slurs all over his own car.
There are more:
Real Racism is pure evil
Without question there is real racism, but trying to gin up attention for yourself from “fake hate crimes” only makes things worse. It damages the credibility of hose who are actual victims of such despicable crimes. Mason Weaver’s interview on the Tank Show will show you what real racism tries to do- someone tried to kill him.
Lt Gen Jay Silveria made this statement after learning of the fake hate crime:
“Regardless of the circumstances under which those words were written, they were written, and that deserved to be addressed. You can never over-emphasize the need for a culture of dignity and respect — and those who don’t understand those concepts, aren’t welcome here.” Lt Gen Silveria in an email to The Colorado Springs Gazette.