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Hate Incidents

Incidents of apparent hate crimes and hate group activities listed here are drawn primarily from media sources. These incidents include only a fraction of the approximately 191,000 reported and unreported hate crimes that a 2005 government report estimated occur annually.

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Covina, CA
Louis Vasquez, a 19-year-old Latino man, was arrested and faces hate crime allegations for allegedly stabbing two black men in a shopping center parking lot.
Assault
05/14/2015
Loma Rica, CA
Benjamin F. Rorie, 37, pleaded not guilty to felony assault charges with hate crime enhancements for allegedly using racial slurs while beating a black man with a pipe on April 18.
Assault
04/29/2015
Milford, CT
Fliers from the white nationalist group The Nationalist Movement were distributed.
Leafletting
04/28/2015
Stanford, CA
Hate graffiti, including swastikas, was found at student housing units and a fraternity house.
Vandalism
04/25/2015
Potsdam, NY
A faculty member at SUNY Postdam received a note, described by the school as "racist and homophobic," that included threats of violence against the faculty member and his family.
Threat
04/25/2015
Jupiter, FL
Two brothers, David Harris,19, and Jesse Harris,18; and Austin Taggart,19, were charged with murder in connection with the April 18 beating death by blunt-force trauma of Onesimo Marcelino Lopez-Ramos, an 18-year-old Latino man. The homicide is being investigated as a possible hate crime.
Murder
04/24/2015
St. Louis, MO
Approximately 10 people attended a neo-Nazi rally sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ Christian - Aryan Nations.
Rally
04/24/2015
Winnabow, NC
Fliers from the Karolina Knights were distributed throughout town.
Leafletting
04/23/2015
San Francisco, CA
A homeless Latino man was beaten with a metal baseball bat by a white man yelling racial slurs.
Assault
04/22/2015
Columbia, MO
A University of Missouri freshman was arrested on suspicion of second-degree property damage for his alleged involvement with anti-Semitic graffiti, inluding swastikas, that were found in a dormitory stairwell.
Vandalism
04/20/2015