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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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
246. Results for "hate crime hoax" / This is Michelle Malkin's compilation of recent fake hate crimes in the USA. / 2013-03-06
250. The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013 / Racism and hate are real. Hate crimes do happen — some violent, some just threatening. But unfortunately, there is no shortage of wannabe heroes — who in most cases have never suffered discrimination — / 2013-08-22
251. A recent history of hate-crime hoaxes / Two young men terrorized Oberlin campus with racist graffiti, flyers, and emails sent from a fake address using the name of the university’s president, at one point placing a flag with a swastika in a / 2013-08-23
Type of hoax: suspected


Oberlin OH

Various alleged hate crime hoaxes, some of them proven.