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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393. "Several witnesses identified Lopez, who had frequented the park, as the shooter," The Courier Journ... 2020-06-27 Louisville KY

'White Supremacist Mass Shooter' At Jefferson Square Park Turns Out to Be Hispanic Homeless Man Steven Lopez

Information Liberation

Chris Menahan


Twitter exploded with the claim that a 'white supremacist' was shooting Black Lives Matter protestors in a park in Louisville. For example, the actor Daniel Newman, who has nearly 1 million followers. Police have arrested a homeless Latino nut, and charged him with murder. He was a regular at the protests. The only fatality was a white man who also supported the protests.

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