fake hate crimes: a database of
hate crime hoaxes in the usa
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Drake University officials: Four of the five racist notes found on campus were hoaxes
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Des Moines Iowa
In mid-November, a Drake University student told school officials she had received four racist notes in one of the residence halls, at least one of which was addressed to her. After a police and school investigation, the student, who has not been charged or named, admitted to writing one of the notes.