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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 Reports of racial vandalism post election at UWSP / Someone wrote 'Trump for Prez' on a black student's dorm room door and the reporter labeled it as 'racial vandalism'. / 2016-11-11
Type of hoax: crime but not hate crime

2016-11-10

Stevens Point Wisconsin

It was simple vandalism (grafitti) consisting of a campaign slogan and not a racial slur nor 'racial vandalism'

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