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
78. 1989-03-01 Akron OH

title
Two who claimed attacked accused of false report

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summary
2 black teenagers reported that a carload of white youths had beaten them. Police say they stole a car and crashed it, and that's how they got the injuries.

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1989-03-24


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