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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221. Black woman later convicted of sending hat tweets. 2015-11-18 Union New Jersey
214. Kayla-Simone McKelvey, 24, of Union was charged by summons with third-degree creating a false public... 2016-06-30 Union NJ

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Student activist gets 90 days in jail for fake racial threats on Twitter

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RT.com

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https://www.rt.com/usa/347233-kean-student-kayla-mckelvey-sentenced/

summary
Kayla McKelvey, a black student at Kean University, pleaded guilty to causing a false public alarm by creating a fake Twitter account that she then used to threaten the very protests she was attending, News 12 New Jersey reported. In November, McKelvey tweeted out multiple threats directed at black students attending the rally.

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2016-06-29

date published
2016-06-18


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