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Tucker Carlson said that the media was lynching Derek Chauvin during his trial.
Did Tucker Carlson Equate Media’s Treatment of Derek Chauvin to ‘Lynching’?
  • 21 April 2021
The remark in question appeared in a meme on the Occupy Democrats Facebook page.
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In April 2021, the Las Vegas Raiders tweeted out the words "I can breathe," after Derek Chauvin's conviction for killing George Floyd.
Yes, the Las Vegas Raiders Tweeted ‘I Can Breathe’ After Chauvin Conviction
  • 21 April 2021
Many online observers criticized what they presented as a crass play on words by the...
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Nancy Pelosi thanked George Floyd for sacrificing your life.
Did Nancy Pelosi Thank George Floyd for ‘Sacrificing’ His Life?
  • 20 April 2021
The remarks in question followed the reading of the verdict in the trial of Derek...
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Crowd, Person, Human
Did Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Claim Adam Toledo Had a Gun When Cop Shot Him?
  • 16 April 2021
Some observers responded with outrage after the release of video footage showing a Chicago police...
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adam toledo chicago tribune tweet
Is This a Real Chicago Tribune Column About Adam Toledo?
  • 15 April 2021
A Chicago Tribune op-ed generated outrage over its take on the killing of 13-year-old Adam...
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Ben and Jerry's Daunte Wright white supremacy tweet
Did Ben & Jerry’s Say Daunte Wright’s Killing Was ‘Rooted in White Supremacy’?
  • 15 April 2021
The ice cream brand has been no stranger to speaking out on a number of...
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We looked into whether Karim Benzema once said "If I score, I'm French, if I don't, I'm Arab" or words to that effect.
Did Soccer Star Karim Benzema Say ‘If I Score, I’m French, If I Don’t, I’m Arab’?
  • 9 April 2021
An old quote attributed to the Real Madrid striker, who is of Algerian descent, gained...
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Rumors circulated in April 2021 that U.S. President Joe Biden once said "Dr. King's assassination did not have the worldwide impact that George Floyd's death did."
Did Biden Say George Floyd’s Death Had Greater ‘Worldwide Impact’ Than MLK’s?
  • 7 April 2021
Remarks attributed to U.S. President Joe Biden saw a resurgence in social media sharing in...
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Marjorie Taylor Greene purportedly called a vaccine passport Biden's mark of the beast.
Did Marjorie Taylor Greene Call Vaccine Passport ‘Biden’s Mark of the Beast’?
  • 30 March 2021
The freshman member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia has been no stranger...
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Person, Human, Hair
Did Actor Jameela Jamil Say ‘I Almost Killed Myself’ Over Piers Morgan Dispute?
  • 13 March 2021
For very personal reasons, the English actor wholeheartedly welcomed Morgan's departure from "Good Morning Britain"...
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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has been quoted as saying Guam is a foreign country.
Did Marjorie Taylor Greene Refer to Guam as a Foreign Country?
  • 12 March 2021
The Republican Congresswoman from Georgia was met with bemusement after remarks she made on the...
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Ari Fleischer stirred controversy with a tweet in early March 2021.
Did Ari Fleischer Compare Showing ID to Get Vaccinated to Voter ID Laws?
  • 11 March 2021
The former White House press secretary's apples-to-oranges tweet compared two unrelated things.
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