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Andy Ngô
Right after Donald Trump’s election, the SPLC really stoked panic. A pro-gay Episcopal church in Indiana was vandalized w/“Heil Trump,” a swastika, & an anti-gay slur. Turns out it was the gay organ player who did it. He was only charged w/a misdemeanor.
St. David's Episcopal Church in Bean Blossom was vandalized sometime Saturday night.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
Days after the Pittsburgh massacre, Trump supporters were blamed for Nazi vandalism at a Brooklyn synagogue & fires in a Jewish community. Turns out the perpetrator was a gay black man who had worked with city council on an initiative to fight hate crimes.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
One week before the presidential election, a black church in Mississippi was burned in an arson attack. “Vote Trump” was written on the building. After much panic, an investigation revealed that the man responsible was a church member. Andrew McClinton:
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
In Nov 2016 a Muslim student at the University of Louisiana said two white racist Trump supporters brutally assaulted her, ripped off her hijab, & robbed her. The story went viral. It was a lie. Media never identified her by name after hoax was revealed.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
I remember that Trump & his supporters were blamed for a spate of anti-Semitic, KKK & Nazi graffiti on the campus of Nassau Community College in Long Island in late 2016. The student responsible was Jasskirat Saini:
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
In Dec 2016 a Muslim woman said she was attacked by 3 white Trump supporters in NYC on the subway. She said they tried to rip off her hijab. Yasmin Seweid lied. CAIR said Muslims are under tremendous “stress & pressure” resulting in incidents like this.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
In Sep. 2018 a black woman in Long Island said Trump supporters confronted her & told her “she didn’t belong here.” Her car tire was slashed the next day & a hateful note was left behind saying “go home.” Adwoa Lewis made up the whole story.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
In Nov 2018 students at Goucher College demanded social justice training & safe spaces after racist, Nazi, & KKK graffiti was found on campus. Someone even wrote the names of black students. Trump was blamed. Fynn Arthur, a black student, was responsible.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @StOlaf
In 2017 College was roiled by mass protests in response to anti-black notes found across campus. Class was cancelled & admin caved to demands. An investigation found that Samantha Wells, a black victim of one of the notes, fabricated the incident.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
In Nov 2016 a Philadelphia neighborhood was rattled when property was vandalized with pro-Trump and anti-black messages. William Tucker was identified as the vandal through CCTV footage.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @VillanovaU
In Nov 2016 a black female student at in PA said a group of white men yelling "Trump!" knocked her to the ground on campus. However a police & university investigation was halted because the student didn't want to pursue the matter.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @KState
In Nov 2017 near University, a black man's car was vandalized with racist messages. Class was cancelled & students held demonstrations. Dauntarius Williams later admitted to police that he did it himself. Police did not charge him.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @KState
In autumn 2018 at U, a note was left on an apartment that read "Beware n***ers live here! Knock at your own risk." The "victim" admitted to police that s/he did it himself. This was the 2nd time s/he had fabricated a hate incident in 2 years.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @UMich
. student Halley Bass told police a Trump supporter attacked her by scratching her face in Nov 2016. She said she was targeted for wearing a pin in support of UK Remain. As her story fell apart, she admitted to scratching herself.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @theintercept
Who remembers when Trump was blamed for the spate of death threats to Jewish community centers across the US? Juan Thompson, a reporter who worked for , was convicted for the hoax threats + other offenses.
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Andy Ngô 17 Feb 19
Replying to @UMich
2016: Muslim student at claimed she was attacked by a white man who threatened to burn her hijab. It never happened. CAIR said the attack is “just the latest anti-Muslim incident reported since the election of Donald Trump as president.”
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @bgsu
One day after 2016 election, Eleesha Long, a student at in Ohio said that white males wearing Trump shirts threw rocks at her & hurled racial slurs. Alleged incident sparked rage on campus, & uni hosted a "town hall." Long made it all up.
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
On election night, Canadian Chris Ball said he was beaten by anti-gay Trump supporters in Santa Monica. His friend shared a photo on social media (notice the immaculate watch). Police said he never filed report & he didn't go to any hospitals in the area.
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
Charlotte: April 2017 Curtis Flournoy set an immigrant business on fire & left note saying “Trump is our nation builder for White America." When CCTV showed that perpetrator was black, some sites said it was a white Trump supporter in disguise.
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @WilliamsCollege
Nov 2016: Students at dumped fake blood on campus & wrote “AM KKK KILL." Campus police notified FBI & state police. Investigation found that perpetrators did it “to bring attention to the effects of the presidential election."
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @NPU
Nov 2016 Chicago: Taylor Volk, a bisexual student at said she received hateful pro-Trump, anti-gay messages. "This is a countrywide epidemic all of a sudden,” she said at the time. The investigation found that she fabricated the story.
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @elonuniversity
2016: A message was written at that read “Bye bye Latinos hasta la vista.” Students raged, saying the campus was unsafe & racist. Admin panicked. Investigation found that a Latino student wrote it as “commentary” on the election.
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @babson
2 students at drove thru campus waving flag to celebrate election. Peers said they spat on someone, yelled racist & anti-gay slurs. This was a lie, but everyone believed it. They were kicked out fraternity. Investigation cleared them of wrongdoing.
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
Nov 2016 DE: Ashley Boyer, who is black, said 4 white racist males threatened her. She said charges were filed. When social media post went viral, Smyrna Police announced that the incident was never reported. Boyer didn’t respond to journalists.
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
After the election, a banner in the east Bay area sparked fury. It read: "You can hang a n—r from a tree, equal rights he'll never see." People feared this was now . The man who put up the sign is black & did it to protest court system.
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @UMNews
After election, Kathy Tu, student at said she was attacked by racist white male in viral FB post. She said she fought back & was handcuffed by police. Students demanded campus suspend racists. Campus police said they never interacted w/Tu
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
In Nov. 2016, a man in Malden, MA told police he was confronted by two racist white males who made a reference to lynching & said it is “Trump country now.” He fabricated the whole story. Sound familiar?
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
Correction: This was the second hoax hate attack at the university in two years. I misstated that it was the same person responsible for both hoaxes.
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
In June 2018, Michael Kadar, a Jewish Israeli-American, was convicted for making HUNDREDS of violent threats to US Jewish orgs, schools, & community centers. Trump was blamed for the culture of anti-Semitism.
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Andy Ngô 18 Feb 19
Replying to @Beloit_College
Anti-Muslim graffiti saying things like Trump’s “” was found on in 2017. College increased security. Investigation found that Michael Kee, a Muslim student, did it himself for attention.
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Andy Ngô 19 Feb 19
Replying to @MrAndyNgo
Nov 2018: Anthony Derlunas was watching performance of Fiddler on the Roof in Baltimore. The story of the Jewish persecution reminded him of Trump so he shouted "Heil Hitler, heil Trump!" Audience freaked out, thinking it was about to be a violent attack.
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