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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213. Black student threatened to shoot other black students on campus 2015-11-13 Saginaw MI

title
Yik Yak threat at SVSU said, 'I'm going to shoot every black person I can on campus'

name
Michigan Live

authors
Andy Hoag

url
http://www.mlive.com/news/saginaw/index.ssf/2015/11/student_charged_in_yik_yak_thr.html

summary
Police at Saginaw Valley State University say a threat posted on the social media site Yik Yak read, "I'm going to shoot every black person I can on campus. Starting tomorrow morning." The message triggered an investigation and police security response that led to the arrest of a Delta College student living in SVSU housing. Emmanuel D. Bowden, 21, is charged with making a false report or threat of terrorism, a felony that carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.

date read
2015-11-18

date published
2015-11-17


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