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.

Report 152.

Articles/programs Details
 Identity revealed of author of racially inflamatory flyer / 4 white Berkeley High School students were attacked by black classmates following the appearance of a racist leaflet on campus. The leaflet claimed to be a Ku Klux Klan publication, thanking black kids / 1991-12-21
Type of hoax: admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime

1991-12-01

Berkeley CA

4 white students were attacked by black ones at Berkeley High School following the appearance of a racist leaflet on campus. Turned out it was written by a black journalist.

Reports