Bullies and Black Trench Coats: The Columbine Shooting’s Most Dangerous Myths

On the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre, it’s time for a fact-check about the two killers

The front pages of major newspapers on April 21, 1999, the day after the Columbine massacre. Photo: The Washington Post

By Gillian Brockell

The headlines in major newspapers the day after the Columbine massacre were shocking — and they were…

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