fakehatecrimes.org

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 (mostly) in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the original book on this subject. The books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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reports which reference this print article
77. 1988-07-01 Clearlake CA

title
Black teenager recants story about racist shooting

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San Francisco Chronicle

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summary
A 14 yr old black boy claimed he had been shot in a racially motivated drive-by. One month later Police Chief Roger Sciutto said that the youth admitted that he had accidentally shot himself in the hand with a revolver.

date read

date published
1988-08-05


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