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 also recommended.

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633. U California pushes ethnic studies mandate that Newsom called 'offensive' against Jews / The University of California (UC)is considering a proposal that would require high school students to take an ethnic studies course before being admitted to one of the system's universities. Oppone / 2022-05-07
Type of hoax: suspected


Sacramento CA

There is one type of fake racism claim which comes from the right - the claim of antisemitism. They use the same language as the woke left - "divisive and harmful."