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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 DePaul Students Traumatized by Pro-Trump Message, Rope Found After Milo Visit / A student has been arrested for painting "Trump 2016 - Fuck Mexico" on a sidewalk at DePaul University. He's a social justice student and activist. A rope tied in a noose has also been found - a regula / 2016-06-01
Type of hoax: suspected


Chicago IL

Student arrested for painting obscene pro-Donald Trump, anti-Mexico graffito is a social justice activist. A noose was also found - a common event at campuses when conservatives are speaking. Milo Yiannopoulos was speaking at DePaul.