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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420. FBI states after a year of investigation that no perpetrator or intent could be identified, and inci... 2020-07-02 Baltimore Maryland

title
No perpetrator found for noose discovered on Stieff Silver site

name
Johns Hopkins Newsletter

authors
LEELA GEBO , ISHAN KALBURGE and MIN-SEO KIM

url
https://www.jhunewsletter.com/article/2021/05/no-perpetrator-found-for-noose-discovered-on-stieff-silver-site

summary
After a year's investigation into a noose reportedly found in a building under construction, the FBI could find no evidence of an actual hate crime being committed. The school overreacted typically, and decried the "trauma many members of our community felt upon learning that such horrifying racist imagery was found in our midst," trauma created exclusively by their own overblown coverage of the non-incident.

date read
2021-05-28

date published
2021-05-07


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