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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Articles/programs Details
 A Test of Racism Produces an Uproar / Gilbert Moore, a black student, was suspended after he confessed to posting racial slurs on the Black Student Union. There was a major upsurge of hand-wringing and speeches about diversity and so on be / 1993-02-17
Type of hoax: admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime

1993-02-01

Williams MA

Racial slurs written on paper posted on door of Black Student Union building. The BSU made the most of it. The president informed the campus that they'd got the perp, but didn't say he was black.

Reports