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Hoax Hate Crime In Georgia

Jeff Katz
July 25, 2019 - 3:36 pm

Surveillance video from the Publix where Georgia State Rep. Erica Thomas accused Eric Sparkes of making racist remarks to her appears to show that her claims are not true.

Thomas claimed that Sparkes accosted her for going through the express line with too many items and then told her to go back where she came from. Sparkes admitted to cursing at her and calling her lazy, but denied using the racial insult. 

Thomas posted a Facebook video saying she was afraid for her life and also claimed Sparkes yelled at her 9-year-old daughter, who was with her at the time.

The video, however, tells a different story.