fake hate crimes: a database of hate crime hoaxes in the usa

The purpose of this site is to compile a comprehensive database of the false reports of "hate crimes" committed in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the only book dedicated to this subject so far.
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56. The police filmed a woman coming out of the house and setting fire to a cross on the front lawn. One... 1992-10-01 Portland OR http://wweek.com/portland/article-3799-the_perfect_... The Perfect Victim: Azalea Cooley / Azalea Cooley was a black lesbian who claimed to be confined to a wheelchair and be the victim of racist harassment. But then she was filmed by the police setting fire to a cross in her own front yard. / 1992-11-26
54. A black woman, Crystal Magnum, claimed to have been raped by several lacrosse players at a frat part... 2006-03-13 Durham NC http://www.metronc.com/article/?id=1448 Duke's reign of terror / A devastating critique of the campaign of hate directed against three innocent white students accused of rape by the national press, the local left, and the university administration. "Jacobin-like / 2007-11-01
53. The defendants were acquitted, and one of them subsequently successfully sued Al Sharpton et al. for... 1987-11-28 Wappingers Falls NY http://www.moonbattery.com/archives/2005/04/hate_ho... Hate hoaxes / List of several hate crime hoaxes, including the Trinity College hate letters case. /
52. 2012-03-21 El Cajon CA http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/14/kassim-alh... Kassim Alhimidi, Husband Of Shaima Alawadi, Pleads Not Guilty To Wife's Murder / Kassim Alhimidi of San Diego claimed his wife Shaima Alawadi was a victim of a hate crime. Now he is being charged with her murder. / 2012-11-14

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