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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88. A black mayoral candidate, Charles A Lewis, found racist graffiti on his house. Then he said he was ... 1991-08-09 Jacksonville NC

Candidate stays in race despite arrest

Burlington NC Times-News



Charles A Lewis admitted to paying someone to write racist graffiti on his house. He stayed in the electoral race after his confession, but lost.

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