The Perfect Victim: Azalea Cooley / Azalea Cooley was a black lesbian who claimed to be confined to a wheelchair and be the victim of racist harassment. But then she was filmed by the police setting fire to a cross in her own front yard. / 1992-11-26
Type of hoax:
admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime
The police filmed a woman coming out of the house and setting fire to a cross on the front lawn. One of the inhabitants of the house, Azalea Cooley, a black lesbian who claimed to be handicapped, claimed to have been the victim of a series of hate crimes.