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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391. NASCAR "noose" turns out to be a garage-door pull-rope 2020-06-21 Talladega AL

UPDATE: Proved to a Certainty – Is Bubba Wallace “Rope Noose” a Hoax or Misunderstanding? All Talladega Garage Doors Have Nooses – NASCAR Video Evidence…

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Noose reported in black NASCAR driver's automotive garage stall proved to be nothing more than a rope loop for pulling down the overhead garage door. Same type of rope loop is present in every other stall / bay. More than just a suspected hate crime, it was heavily under investigation: "In addition, the US Attorney’s office for the Northern District of Alabama, FBI and the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division are reviewing the incident" https://wsvn.com/sports/nascar-drivers-plan-show-of-support-for-bubba-wallace-after-noose-found-in-his-garage/

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