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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84. Oliver Mason III, a black man, claimed to have received a racial hate letter and claimed to have bee... 1991-04-05 Annapolis MD

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Man who made racism claim charged with faking report

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Unknown

authors
Laird Wilcox

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summary
Oliver Mason II was found in a restroom with a cord round his neck and the words "Sorry Nigger" written on the door. He was arrested and charged with filing a false report.

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date published
1991-05-01


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