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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447. Players from Greece Arcadia High School claimed they were subjected to racial slurs at both the Pitt... 2021-09-28 Pittsford NY

Pittsford CSD finds claims of racist taunts at soccer games were unfounded

News 10

Stephanie Duprey


Children from a New York School claimed they were subject to racial slurs at soccer games at two subsequent matches, one boys and one girls, but an investigation by the Pittsford Central School District said there is no evidence. However, "The claims were part of the reason for a protest held at Pittsford Town Hall Sunday, as well as a video that a Pittsford Sutherland student posted wielding what looks like a handgun and saying he carries it to kill what sounds like the N-word before the video cuts out that the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office investigated, finding no real threat."

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