fakehatecrimes.org

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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88. A black mayoral candidate, Charles A Lewis, found racist graffiti on his house. Then he said he was ... 1991-08-09 Jacksonville NC

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Candidate stays in race despite arrest

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Burlington NC Times-News

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Charles A Lewis admitted to paying someone to write racist graffiti on his house. He stayed in the electoral race after his confession, but lost.

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1991-08-15


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