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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 Jersey City high school candidate for student gov't sent racist texts to himself, school official says / "We have NEVER and will NEVER have an (n-word) to lead our school," was one of the messages allegedly sent by a black school student to himself. A school official in a Jersey City high school said t / 2013-08-26
Type of hoax: suspected

2013-08-01

Jersey City NJ

A school official in a Jersey City high school said a 16-year old black kid sent racist texts to himself urging him not to run for student government president. He added the hoax is over and the 16-year-old no longer attends the school. No name was released because he is a minor.

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