Did a Chicago woman named Alisha Watson call the cops on a black man for selling crack cocaine outside of her appartment and did people accuse her of racism because of it? And was she actually an unhappy customer of the drug dealer? No, all of that is not true, it was made up by a satirical website poking fun at recent cases of angry white women calling the cops on black people having a BBQ at a public park or selling bottled water.
CHICAGO - A white woman who called police on a 28-year old black man for selling crack cocaine in Chicago said she has received an onslaught of gunfire and death threats since a video of the confrontation went viral, adding that her actions were never racially motivated but that she just wanted the drug dealer to move to another location.
She also said the drug dealer was selling extremely cut crack cocaine and was not a satisfied customer.
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CHICAGO - A white woman who who called police on a 28-year old black man for selling crack cocaine in Chicago said she has received an onslaught of gunfire and death threats since a video of the confrontation went viral, adding that her actions were never...
Some examples of the types of stories this article is lampooning include:
Incident apparently ocurred on Saturday near a Giants game in San Francisco Twitter user 'Raj' posted a video of the woman pacing and talking on the phone Raj calls the woman #PermitPatty, and Twitter jumped on the hashtag She says on camera 'illegally selling water without a permit' and walks
A white woman has been caught on video calling the police on a black family enjoying a barbecue at a park in Oakland, California. The woman in the video justified the call by saying the family weren't allowed to have the barbecue because they were using charcoal, which she claimed was prohibited by law.
Huzlers styles itself as a "fauxtire" website and carries a disclaimer at the bottom of each page:
Huzlers.com is the most infamous fauxtire & satire entertainment website in the world. If it's trending on social media you'll find it here!
According to Splinter News the site is run by Pablo Reyes and David Martinez and according to Buzzfeed Reyes is involved with several other fake news websites. They tend to shy away from political stories, opting instead to write for a more "urban" audience, with stories about rappers, criminals and celebrities.
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