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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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Gettysburg, PA
Approximately 10 members of the Traditional Rebel Knights of the Ku Klux Klan held a rally.
Helotes, TX
David Malcolm Strickland, 27, was charged with capital murder, aggravated assault with a weapon and aggravated sexual assault for the 2012 attack on a 19-year-old lesbian, Mollie Olgin, because of her sexual orientation.
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Trenton, NJ
New Black Pan­ther Party National Field Mar­shal King Samir Shabazz was arrested on weapons charges after officers allegedly found a handgun, rifle rounds and an armor piercing bullet in his room.
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Washington, DC
Michael Phillips, 36, was sentenced to 28 months in prison after pleading guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon, enhanced as a hate crime, for pistol-whipping a transgender woman in January.
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New York, NY
Bernhard Laufer, awaiting trial for attempted murder at a mosque in 2012, was arrested on charges of threatening to kill leaders of a leading Muslim civil rights organization, The Council on American-Islamic Relations.
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Briceville, TN
White supremacists Leonard Lionel Kilgore, 36; Jacob Eli Campbell, 33; Michael James O’Conner Jr. and David Lee Dozard, both 32; and Crystal Lynnette McGuire, 37, were each charged with attempted first-degree murder for the December beating of a former acquaintance.
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Portland, OR
Three suspected white supremacists were arrested after authorities allegedly discovered methamphetamines, a marijuana grow operation, and five weapons at a residence.
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Ozark, AL
Steven Joshua Dinkle, 28, former local leader of the International Keystone Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, was sentenced to 24 months in prison for his role in a 2009 cross burning.
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Springfield, TX
Brice Johnson, 19, was indicted on federal hate crime charges for allegedly assaulting a man in September because of his sexual orientation.
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Boise, ID
Jonathan Lynn Henery, 28, and Beau Edward Hansen, 30, were indicted on federal hate crime charges for allegedly attacking a black man because of his race in October 2013.
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