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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Reported hate crime really plan by son to avoid trouble
print article 1993-06-03
Neighbor held in 'KKK' slaying of granny
print article 1991-07-12
Ex-principal arrested in blaze at church school
print article 1992-09-16
Witness Testifies That Friend, Not Whites, Shot Price
print article 1988-09-08
Black Teens Slaying Linked to Drugs
print article 1988-07-23
Cops say teen 'bias victim' was lying
print article 1992-10-03
Cops: 2 whites attacked black teen
print article 1992-09-29
Milwaukee Alderman Accused of Lying to Disfavor Opponent
print article 1990-06-26
Black man is charged in four cross-burnings
print article 1984-02-25
Arrest stuns cross-burning victims
print article 1984-02-26
Mayor's Fingerprints on Hate Mail
print article 1987-07-13
Cross Burning Suspect is Black
print article 1984-02-26
Report of Youth's Burning False, Police Say
print article 1986-12-28
Little Miss Moffitt http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-57538944-504... online article 2012-10-24
Founder of Guardian Angels confesses
print article 1992-11-25
The Witness - Dave Mazzella http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3803-the_witn... online article 2004-11-10
Cross Burned by Blacks, Officals Say
print article 1990-08-27
Nebraska woman found guilty of false report http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5i... online article 2012-12-10
The Perfect Victim: Azalea Cooley http://wweek.com/portland/article-3799-the_perfect_... print article 1992-11-26
Durham in Wonderland - the Duke Lacrosse 'rape' case http://durhamwonderland.blogspot.com online article 2012-12-05
Tawana Brawley rape allegations http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tawana_Brawley_rape_al... online article 2012-11-08
The Watchdogs - A close look at Anti-Racist “Watchdog” Groups - Second Edition - Part 1 By Laird Wilcox http://fakehatecrimes.org/The-Watchdogs-by-Laird-Wi... online article 1999-01-01
Kassim Alhimidi, Husband Of Shaima Alawadi, Pleads Not Guilty To Wife's Murder http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/14/kassim-alh... online article 2012-11-14
SPLC - wellspring of manufactured hate http://www.capitalresearch.org/2012/09/southern-pov... online article 2012-09-25

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