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 in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the only book dedicated to this subject so far.
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481. Suspect charged with murder of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes in case of 'mistaken identity'; 2nd man in custody https://abcnews.go.com/US/authorities-interviewing-... online article 2019-01-06
480. ‘WHITE SUPREMACIST’ SHOOTING OF 7-YEAR-OLD BLACK GIRL; GUNMAN TURNS OUT TO BE BLACK https://infowars.com/white-supremacist-shooting-of-... online article 2019-01-06
479. Drake University officials: Four of the five racist notes found on campus were hoaxes https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-... online article 2018-11-30
478. Black college lacrosse player, 21, is arrested for racist N-word and swastika graffiti targeting HIMSELF and other minority students in two incidents that terrorized the campus https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6450101/Bl... online article 2018-12-01
477. Man suspected of vandalizing Antioch with swastikas, other symbols, arrested following tips https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/11/27/man-suspecte... online article 2018-11-27
476. For second time in two years, racist slur at Kansas State was a hoax, police say https://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article... online article 2018-11-08
475. Fabricating Hate Crimes Is a Byproduct of Victimhood Ideology on College Campuses https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/fabrica... online article 2018-10-19
474. Ohio University Student Senate member who claimed to have received death threats arrested for making false alarms https://www.thepostathens.com/article/2018/10/anna-... online article 2018-10-10
473. Woman Arrested for Fabricating Hate Crime Story and Note https://abc13.com/police-fake-trump-hate-crime-stor... online article 2018-09-17
472. Michigan children made up story about white man urinating on black child, police say https://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2018/08/michigan_... online article 2018-08-23
471. This had nothing to do with racism http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/this-h... online article 2018-08-20
470. Waiter who got customer barred for ‘we don’t tip terrorist’ message ‘fabricated the entire story’ https://www.yahoo.com/news/waiter-got-customer-barr... online article 2018-07-24
469. Police: Alleged victim falsely reported hate crime http://www.princewilliamtimes.com/news/update-polic... online article 2018-04-10
468. Woman pleads guilty to making up rape allegations against two college football players http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/06/06/woman-pleads-g... online article 2018-06-06
467. Woman pleads guilty to making up rape allegations against two college football players http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/06/06/woman-pleads-g... online article 2018-06-06
466. Girl who claimed she was attacked because of "religious attire" charged with lying to police https://pilotonline.com/news/nation-world/virginia/... online article 2018-04-10
465. A third of UK Muslims report abuse or crime while studying https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/mar/19/a-t... online article 2018-03-18
464. Reported hijab attack on 11-year-old girl 'did not happen,' Toronto police say http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/scarborough-h... online article 2018-01-15
463. Year in Review: 17 campus hate crimes that turned out to be hoaxes in 2017 https://www.thecollegefix.com/post/40361/ online article 2017-12-26
462. Sailor staged racist vandalism, Navy says https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2017/12/08... online article 2017-12-08
461. Black man vandalized five black churches http://www.dailywire.com/news/23988/heres-latest-ha... online article 2017-11-27
460. 'Non-white' student linked to racist graffiti inside school, officials say http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/11/22/nonwhite-stude... online article 2017-11-22
459. Student admits to writing racist message in high school bathroom http://fox2now.com/2017/11/21/student-admits-to-wri... online article 2017-11-21
458. Air Force Academy cadet wrote racial slur outside his own dorm room https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2... online article 2017-11-08
457. A black student wrote those racist messages that shook the Air Force Academy, school says https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/... online article 2017-11-08
456. HATE HOAX: Air Force Academy Cadet Candidate Wrote Fake Racist Messages Himself http://dailycaller.com/2017/11/07/hate-hoax-air-for... online article 2017-11-07
455. Hate Graffiti Turns Out To Be — You Guessed It — A Hoax http://dailycaller.com/2017/11/06/k-state-hate-graf... online article 2017-11-07
454. Air Force Academy says racial slurs found outside dorm rooms were written by one of the victims http://www.businessinsider.com/air-force-academy-ra... online article 2017-11-08
453. http://1350kman.com/breaking-car-owner-admits-responsibility-for-vandalism-racist-graffiti/
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452. Church Arson, Racist Graffiti Were Cover-Up For Theft By Black Employee, Say Feds http://dailycaller.com/2017/10/30/church-arson-raci... online article 2017-10-30

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