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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301. Student confessed to incident. 2017-04-28 Northfield MN

title
A racist note sparked protests at a Minnesota college. The school now says the message was fake.

name
Washington Post

authors
Lindsey Bever

url
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/05/10/a-racist-note-sparked-protests-at-a-minnesota-college-the-school-now-says-the-message-was-fake/?utm_term=.90d291e32929

summary
A racist threat against a black student at St. Olaf College was determined to be fabricated and not a genuine threat according to the college president.

date read
2017-05-10

date published
2017-05-10


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