7.) Terrible Media Coverage

  • 2019-02-19
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
7.) Terrible Media Coverage
By Sylvain Pedneault (Self-photographed) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
An immigrant's business was burned down. Amid the ambers, a note was found stating “Trump is our national builder for white America.”

CCTV footage revealed that the perpetrator was actually an African-American male. This did not stop the media – with some outlets going so far as to insinuate the alleged arsonist could've been a white man pretending to be black.

This was later proven to be false as the perpetrator police arrested was indeed the African-American man seen on surveillance footage.

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