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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580. Student responsible for racist graffiti that was found in Albion College dorm, officials say / On Friday April 2nd 2021 racist anti black graffiti, which included the N-word and multiple references to the Klu Klux Klan, was found near a college dorm: https://www.facebook.com/groups/38116726900 / 2021-04
Type of hoax: admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime


Albion Michigan

Anti black graffiti was made by a black student.