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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173. Children often do things to shock. Real far-right political activists aren't likely to believe that ... 2011-01-08 Portland OR

title
Irvington School hit by hate-speech graffiti

name
KATU

authors
Meghan Kalkstein

url
http://northeastportland.katu.com/content/irvington-school-hit-hate-speech-graffiti

summary
The Irvington School playground is quite the busy place, with lots of little feet running around... Now there are racial slurs spray painted all around. "Here's one large swastika, right front and center... The fact that there are Jewish students that go to school ... that's real offensive." Vandals hit signs, ledges, even the basket on a child's bike.

date read
2013-02-28

date published
2011-01-09


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