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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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title
Hoax alert: ‘Non-Caucasian’ student behind racist graffiti at Minnesota high school

name
The College Fix

authors
Dave Huber

url
http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/31460/

summary
A “non-Caucasian” Minnesota high school student has been disciplined after it was determined he was responsible for racist and antisemitic graffiti found in a school bathroom. The scribblings included a picture of a lynching, the phrase “Hail the Ku Klux Klan,” the “N” word, and a swastika. According to Lakeville Patch, Lakeville South High School noted that the student “has significant special education needs.” “While this does not excuse the student’s actions,” the district said, “it will help the community and others put this incident into perspective.” A parent whose son encountered the graffiti posted images on Facebook:

date read
2017-03-02

date published
2017-03-02


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