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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148. At Emory University a black student claimed to be on the receiving end of racist death threats. Poli... 1990-04-01 Atlanta GA

title
Woman's Claim Of Racial Crime Is Called a Hoax

name
New York Times

authors
Peter Applebome

url
http://www.nytimes.com/1990/06/01/us/woman-s-claim-of-racial-crime-is-called-a-hoax.html

summary
Local prosecutors reviewing the case of the student, Sabrina Collins, who received national attention after she had reported receiving racially motivated hate mail and death threats in recent months, said the overwhelming weight of the evidence suggested that she had staged the episode herself.

date read
2016-09-06

date published
1990-05-31


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