At some point, sooner rather than later, our society will have to get rid of the concept of a "hate crime" since it just provides opportunities for abuse: Two [Black] College Students Expelled Over Hate Crime Hoax Two University of Albany students were expelled and a third suspended for two years after they were indicted for perpetrating a hate crime hoax. The three students were on a municipal bus when, they claim, 12-20 white men assaulted them and directed racial epithets against them. But video recorded on the bus shows a much different story: the women were the aggressors and the victim was a 19-year-old white woman. Just the latest in a long line of similar hoaxes: Black students connected in SU racist drawing The students identified as the people behind a recent racist drawing found at Salisbury University's library are black, school officials confirmed Tuesday. The image, found April 10 on a whiteboard in Blackwell Library, showed a stick figure being hung and labeled with a racial slur. Underneath was the hashtag “#whitepower.” Kean University racism protester to face jail time for tweeting fake death threats In December we talked about the upsetting events at Kean University where someone was tweeting death threats against all of the black students on campus. This was taken as evidence that University President Dawood Farahi should resign, having failed to provide a sufficiently safe environment for his minority students. Of course, it later turned out that the death threats had come from one of the organizers of the protests against the administration (Kayla McKelvey by name, who was herself black) and the demonstrations seemed to die down for a while. Jersey City high school candidate for student gov't sent racist texts to himself, school official says The black St. Peter’s Prep student who purportedly received racist text messages warning him to drop out of the Jersey City high school's student government election sent the texts to himself, a school official confirmed last week. Woman admits tweeting fake threats to fellow black students ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A former leader of a black student group pleaded guilty Monday to creating a false public alarm by tweeting anonymous threats against fellow black college students last fall. ... According to prosecutors, the 25-year-old McKelvey tweeted threats from a campus library because she wanted more people to attend the November 17, 2015, rally on racial issues. She then returned to the rally to tell people about the threats. Yik Yak threat at SVSU said, 'I'm going to shoot every black person I can on campus' SAGINAW, MI — Police at Saginaw Valley State University say a threat posted on the social media site Yik Yak read, "I'm going to shoot every black person I can on campus. Starting tomorrow morning." ... Emmanuel D. Bowden, 21, is charged with making a false report or threat of terrorism, a felony that carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. ... The police reports state that, after the post received multiple "negative replies," the original poster replied with four additional messages that read, "Its [sic] a joke," "I'm black," "I was going to give it an hour to see how you all would react," and "Right. I could be angry and just expressing myself lol." ‘WHITE ONLY’ AND ‘BLACK ONLY’ A bizarre incident happened last week at University of Buffalo. Someone posted signs reading “White Only” or “Black Only” at the entrance to bathrooms and above drinking fountains around campus. Students were shocked and outraged, USA Today and other outlets reported. Police were called in to remove the signs and investigate. The Black Student Union called a meeting to discuss the incident, in the course of which the affair crossed over into a wonderland. As the members deplored the signs and the racist legacy they invoked, a black graduate student rose and admitted that she placed the signs herself. It was a performance art project, she said, created to fulfill an assignment for a course, “Installation in Urban Spaces.” Black Suspect Arrested After Racist Message Discovered Outside Predominately Black Church COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– A Colorado Springs man was arrested after police believe he left racist messages outside a church. Vincent Broughton, 44, who is black, is facing charges for committed a bias-motivated crime and disorderly conduct. Why do so many blacks fan the flames of racism by falsely claiming to be victims of whites?