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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327. Cadet candidate allegedly targeted by racism found responsible for act... 2017-09-25 Air Force Academy Colorado

HATE HOAX: Air Force Academy Cadet Candidate Wrote Fake Racist Messages Himself

The Daily Caller

Justin Caruso


Racist messages written on a whiteboard at the Air Force Academy in September that made national news and inspired an impassioned speech from a lieutenant general were written by a student supposedly victimized by the messages. Messages that read “Go home n*****” were discovered drawn on whiteboards outside the rooms of African-American cadet candidates at the Air Force Academy late September.

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