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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246. Victim stated it was about a traffic related issue. 2016-11-09 Chicago IL
249. Not a hoax. A traffic accident started the interaction but the black people immediately made it raci... 2016-01-01

title
Chicago man beaten for traffic incident, not Trump support.

name
Chicago Sun Times

authors
Jordan Owen

url
http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/police-investigate-video-of-man-beaten-up-for-voting-for-trump/

summary
Victim didn't have Trump paraphernalia and did not state voting preference. Victim stated that the cause of the incident was a traffic-related problem. Audio of a female on the video suggests an accident of some sort resulting in vehicle damage.

date read
2016-11-10

date published
2016-11-10


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