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 books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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360. An Ohio jury has ordered Oberlin College to pay $11 million to a bakery which said it was libeled an... 2016-11-01 Oberlin OH

title
Ohio bakery awarded $11 million in libel lawsuit against Oberlin College over alleged racial profiling

name
CNN

authors
Holly Yan and Hollie Silverman

url
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/09/us/oberlin-college-bakery-lawsuit/index.html

summary
Oberlin College is a major source of hate hoaxes. Go to http://fakehatecrimes.org/search and enter 'Oberlin'. The culture which encourages these fake crimes is illustrated by this article. Three black students were arrested for trying to 'illegally obtain wine'. The bakery had them arrested. The students claimed racial profiling, and staff and students at the college believed them, and tried to drive the bakery out of business by distributing libellous flyers. It turns out the students were guilty, the bakery is innocent, and it's having to pay $11 million.

date read
2019-06-10

date published
2019-06-09


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