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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288. Racist graffiti found at high school. Suspect is "non-Caucasian" say officials. 2017-02-27 Lakeville MN

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Lakeville Officials Say ‘Non-Caucasian,’ Special Ed Student Behind Graffiti

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CBS MInnesota

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http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2017/02/28/lakeville-south-high-school-racist-anti-semitic-graffiti/

summary
Racist graffiti found in Minnesota high school. After initial media furore, non-white student alleged to have done the crime by officials. "District officials said the incident was very unfortunate and does not reflect the values or community at Lakeville South. They say it presents a teachable moment for students and staff, and a plan has been created to facilitate conversations about diversity with students and staff."

date read
2017-03-01

date published
2017-02-28


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