The Christian Science Monitor reveals these 12 myths on the racially charged tale, from a local Jena journalist:
- Myth 1: The Whites-Only Tree-it wasn't
- Myth 2: Nooses a Signal to Black Students.-Also wrong
- Myth 3: Nooses Were a Hate Crime.-Not
- Myth 4: DA's Threat to Black Students.-Didn't happen.
- Myth 5: The Fair Barn Party Incident.-It was a private party.
- Myth 6: The "Gotta-Go" Grocery Incident.-Gang violence.
Hat tip to Glenn Reynolds.
Cheerful iconoclast says "I told you so".