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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313. We don't know whether it is a hoax or not, but the author of the Guardian article about it does. 2017-08-05 Bloomington MN
320. 2017-09-13 Covevill VA

Trump is ignoring the Minnesota mosque bombing. We know why.

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Moustafa Bayoumi


The author claims that he "knows" the president is ignoring a suspected hate crime at a Minnesota mosque because "the administration is more than willing to sacrifice different segments of the American public to keep itself in power".

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