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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72. 1988-06-30 Louisville KY

Witness Testifies That Friend, Not Whites, Shot Price

Lousville Courier-Journal

Mary O'Doherty


D'Ron Birdsong had told the FBI that David Price had been shot dead by a carload of white men shouting racial epithets. Eventually, he confessed that another black youth had done it.

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