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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358. The man who set the fire, 47-year-old Andrew McClinton, is African-American and a member of the chur... 2016-11-02 Jackson MS

title
Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty To Hate Crime Hoax SPLC Used To Slam Trump

name
Daily WIre

authors
Ashe Showe

url
https://www.dailywire.com/news/45335/mississippi-man-pleads-guilty-hate-crime-hoax-splc-ashe-schow

summary
Eventually, the SPLC had to append an Editor’s Note to its story, which reads in big bold letters: “In December 2016, a suspect, a member of the church, was arrested in connection with the crime, and authorities now believe the attack was not politically motivated.”

date read
2019-06-04

date published
2019-03-30


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