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 recent book Hate Crime Hoax also adds to Wilcox's work. Watching the Watchdogs is very useful, and so is Fake Hate Map.

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286. Jalen Mitchell reported to campus police on Jan. 26 that he found a note containing racist and homop... 2017-01-26 Columbus OH

title
Hate crime hoax alert: Capital University student admits to fabricating several incidents

name
The Chimes

authors
Heather Barr

url
http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/31355/

summary
Student fabricated several hate crimes and admitted he did it because “It was a way to try to get attention, to say ‘Someone notice me, I’m dying on the inside,’”

date read
2017-02-24

date published
2017-02-24


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