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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Articles/programs Details
456. HATE HOAX: Air Force Academy Cadet Candidate Wrote Fake Racist Messages Himself / Racist messages written on a whiteboard at the Air Force Academy in September that made national news and inspired an impassioned speech from a lieutenant general were written by a student supposedly v / 2017-11-07
457. A black student wrote those racist messages that shook the Air Force Academy, school says / The Air Force Academy says that a black cadet wrote racist messages aimed at other black cadets / 2017-11-08
458. Air Force Academy cadet wrote racial slur outside his own dorm room / One of the five black Air Force Academy preparatory school cadet candidates who had racial slurs written on their dormitory message boards has admitted to writing the slurs, the academy said in a Tuesd / 2017-11-08
Type of hoax: admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime


Air Force Academy Colorado

Cadet candidate allegedly targeted by racism found responsible for act...