By Michael Cipriano at The College Fix
From New Jersey to Wyoming, college campuses around the country have been plagued with hate crime hoaxes in recent years. Sometimes justified as trying to raise awareness for progressive social causes, the hoaxes often worked.
The College Fix compiled this list of recent university hate crime hoaxes.
Racist Facebook messages posted by student himself – November 2014
A University of Chicago student admitted to posting racist and violent messages against himself on his Facebook page after claiming his account was hacked. The elaborate hoax was an attempt to shame the school into making policy changes addressing race on campus...