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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241. The student thought she saw a noose last year, but it was just a piece of cable. Rather than being e... 2016-10-19 Baton Rouge LA

title
Anger at LSU at racist sign left on student's door

name
Inside Higher Ed

authors
Scott Jaschik

url
https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2016/10/21/anger-lsu-racist-sign-left-students-door

summary
A student who had previously reported a "noose" which turned out to be a bit of wire reported a racist sign hung on her door. The university's president assumed it was genuine.

date read
2016-10-21

date published
2016-10-21


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