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 books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are also recommended.

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Lawmakers exploit Holocaust to Feed Moral Panic Over Antisemitism https://open.spotify.com/episode/3d0mrih32lKzXRQZqd... movie or documentary 2024-05-08
Who is Sahar Tartak? Jewish Yale student who claims she was stabbed in the eye with Palestine flag amid protests https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/us-news/w... online article 2024-04-22
Anat Schwartz liked posts calling for Gaza to be turned into a "slaughterhouse". https://twitter.com/zei_squirrel/status/17612494509... online article 2024-02-24
Another pro-Israel hate crime hoax https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=lIJKToj... movie or documentary 2024-05-03
Anti-Semitic attack on kosher cafe in Canada was staged by owners, police say https://www.jta.org/quick-reads/anti-semitic-attack... online article 2019-04-25
Black woman accused of posing as KKK member, leaving threatening notes for neighbors https://nypost.com/2021/10/03/black-woman-accused-o... online article 2021-10-03
Illinois State can’t ‘verify the use of a racial slur’ by fan https://www.thecollegefix.com/illinois-state-cant-v... online article 2024-01-30
Screams without proof: questions for NYT about shoddy ‘Hamas mass rape’ report https://web.archive.org/web/20240421173055/https://... online article 2023-12-28
Walls close in on Jew-haters as government starts investigations of campus anti-Semitism https://www.campusreform.org/article/walls-close-in... online article 2023-12-14
There were 19 campus hate crime hoaxes in 2023 https://www.thecollegefix.com/there-were-18-campus-... online article 2023-12-18
National Park Service evaluating security measures following arson attempt at MLK home https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/atlanta/national-p... online article 2023-12-08
Fake Hate: Police File Charges Against Ohio Man Who Allegedly Faked Anti-Palestinian Hate Crime https://legalinsurrection.com/2023/11/fake-hate-pol... online article 2023-11-19
ASU Law Professor Deletes Viral Tweet Detailing Fake Racial Attack Against Muslims https://azfreenews.com/2023/11/asu-law-professor-de... online article 2023-11-14
Police: No evidence Israel supporter attacked UNC Muslim student with knife https://www.thecollegefix.com/police-no-evidence-is... online article 2023-11-01
Saller and Martinez speak on Israel-Gaza at Faculty Senate meeting https://archive.ph/2tuT8 online article 2023-11-03
Conservative white professor falsely accused of harassing black student in viral video https://www.thecollegefix.com/conservative-white-pr... online article 2023-10-19
VA State U's claim of racial slurs unfounded https://myfox8.com/news/north-carolina/greensboro/g... online article 2023-10-04
Hasan Minhaj admits to making up stories of racial discrimination https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12525763/H... online article 2023-09-16
New York cop accused colleagues of menacing her with text messages, arrested for sending them herself https://nypost.com/2023/07/02/new-york-police-offic... online article 2023-07-02
School suspends black students for anti-black racism: 'This is the third time we’ve had perpetrators of a racially motivated incident identified as African-Americans' https://www.theblaze.com/news/school-suspends-black... online article 2023-03-20
LGBTQ slurs found at MIT done by students protesting school’s new pro-free speech efforts https://www.thecollegefix.com/lgbtq-slurs-found-at-... online article 2023-03-03
Hate crime hoax: Idaho police say 'White Power' graffiti on high school created by 'rival' Hispanic gangs https://www.foxnews.com/us/hate-crime-hoax-idaho-po... online article 2023-01-24
Here are 14 times campus hate crimes turned out to be hoaxes in 2022 https://www.thecollegefix.com/here-are-14-times-hat... online article 2022-12-19
Juvenile bomb-threat caller never posed credible danger to HBCUs, but FBI refused to say so until after midterms https://www.thecollegefix.com/juvenile-bomb-threat-... online article 2022-12-01
Narrative Busted: Man Throwing Bricks At NYC Gay Bar Was Actually A Gay Man Enacting ‘Revenge,’ Police Say https://www.dailywire.com/news/narrative-busted-man... online article 2022-11-25
Vegan food truck owner charged with arson and insurance fraud https://www.kusi.com/vegan-food-truck-owner-charged... online article 2022-11-16
Reward Offered After Noose Found at Obama Center in Chicago https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2022/11/13/rewar... online article 2022-11-13
Ashland city leaders respond to reports of death threats against Oregon Shakespeare Festival director https://www.opb.org/article/2022/10/28/ashland-city... online article 2022-10-29
Voter-suppression claim collapses after black man arrested for burning churches https://www.wnd.com/2022/11/vote-suppression-claim-... online article 2022-11-11
Man believed to have vandalized Rainbow Crosswalk arrested after barricade https://www.atlantanewsfirst.com/2022/08/19/vandal-... online article 2022-08-19

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