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 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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157. A lesbian student at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) won the sympathy of hundreds of stu... 2012-03-01 New Britain CT

title
Hate crime hoaxes

name
Inside Higher Ed

authors
Allie Grasgreen

url
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/07/31/hate-crime-hoaxes-present-burdens-lessons-college-campuses

summary
Summarizes recent fake hate crimes in higher education. Hate notes at Trinity, Deerfield, Illinois, in 2005, anti-lesbian messages at Central Connecticut in the same year, racist/sexist messages at Montclair, NJ, in February 2012, racial threats in the same month at Wisconsin/Parkside, etc.

date read
2012-12-22

date published
2012-07-31


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