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Victim family admitted that it was hoax. 2019-09-27 fairfax VA
A 12-year-old black girl claimed racist white boys had cut off her dreadlocks. Then she admitted she... 2019-10-03 Springfield VA
Why we keep falling for hate-crime hoaxes
New York Post
Starting with this recent Virginia case, Andy Ngo asks why Americans are so credulous of these stories. "Left-wing activists and the mainstream media refuse to learn lessons about hate-crime hoaxes."