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
566. A Black Woman Was Assaulted by a Mob of Trump Supporters / This report suggests this is an example of a black woman being assaulted, partly because of her race. "While no one has been arrested in connection with the attack, according to the Washington Post, th / 2021-01-09
Type of hoax: not a hoax


Los Angeles CA

It might be partly a hoax - we don't know yet