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 recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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Articles/programs Details
227. The Coddling of College Hate-Crime Hoaxers / "The truth is that Oberlin has been a hotbed of dubious hate-crime claims, dating back to the late 1980s and 1990s, when I was a student on campus. In 1988, giant signs reading “White Supremacy Rules ( / 2013-03-06
228. Oberlin College rises above hate: editorial / "Oberlin College officials don't yet know who has been leaving vitriolic, hate-filled messages aimed at intimidating blacks, Jews and gays at the liberal arts college." / 2013-03-05
229. Oberlin College: Still manufacturing hate crimes hoaxes after all these years / Numerous hate crimes at Oberlin college turned out to be fakes committed by minorities. "When conservative alumna Michelle Malkin, OC ’92, returned Wednesday to deliver her lecture “Exposing Liberal / 2013-03-05
230. Michelle Malkin, Alumna Pundit, Lambastes the Left Malkin Cites Liberal Bigotry in Speech / Malkin spoke about how “liberals see racism where it doesn’t exist, fabricate it when they can’t find it, and ignore it within their own ranks.” / 2006-02-17
231. Michelle Malkin - The Coddling of College Hate Crime Hoaxes / A Fox News video in which Michelle Malkin makes fun of the 'left-wing pathology' which encourages minority students to fake hate crimes. / 2013-03-07
236. Discussion on Oberlin 'hate crimes' / "I graduated from Oberlin in 1988; there was an incident my senior year, a hate filled banner hung from the student union. An investigation followed and it was found to be not a hoax but a ‘conscien / 2013-03-18
244. Meet the privileged Obama-supporting white kids who perpetrated cruel Oberlin race hoax / One of the two students removed from Oberlin College earlier this year for allegedly circulating virulently racist, anti-Jewish and anti-gay messages around campus belongs to an anti-racist group calle / 2013-08-22
245. How Oberlin Manufactured the Hate-Crime Hoax of the Year / “Progressive” pranksters at Oberlin College have been definitively unmasked as the perpetrators of phony campus “hate crimes” that scored international headlines in March. "The blabbermouth academic ad / 2013-08-23
Type of hoax: suspected


Oberlin OH

Michelle Malkin again describes suspicious activity which looks like fake hate crimes. She says this has been going on at Oberlin college since she was a student there in the 80s/90s.