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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Articles/programs Details
653. Conservative white professor falsely accused of harassing black student in viral video / A black student accused a white professor of harassing her for loudly playing something on her laptop. An investigation cleared the professor of any wrongdoing, but the student still posted videos, mon / 2023-10-19
Type of hoax: not a hoax


Dallas Texas

An investigation by the University of Dallas cleared the professor of any wrongdoing.