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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537. JCPD: Woman arrested for carving "white pride" into sidewalk at JC business / A black woman has been charged with vandalism under $1,000 after authorities say she used a rock to carve "white pride" into the sidewalk at a Johnson City business. / 2020-03-03
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime


Johnson City TN

From her picture, she appears not to be white. So it's likely, if she's guilty of carving the words 'white pride' DC Fitness on Bobby Hicks Highway, she was committing a fake hate incident.