FBI Debunks Bubba Wallace NASCAR ‘Noose’ Claim

June 24, 2020 Guardian 1

The rope turned out to be a loop on a garage door pull, so the FBI determined that there were no federal hate crime laws were broken. Bubba admitted the rope was not meant for him but was adamant that, somehow, the racist symbolism was significant.


Jussie Smollett Indicted on 16 Felony Charges

March 11, 2019 GEG 2

Authorities claim the two attackers, who are black, have confessed to their role in the hoax after Smollett paid them $3,500 to stage the incident. Smollett may also face federal charges for mail fraud on allegations that he mailed a hate speech letter to himself.