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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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New York, NY
Anti-Semitic and racist graffiti was scrawled in two bathrooms at a casino.
Vandalism
04/20/2015
West Linn, OR
Eva Chapin, 34, was charged with suspicion of harassment and two counts of second-degree intimidation for allegedly leaving racist sticky notes on the door of her neighbor, a naturalized American citizen from Ghana.
Intimidation
04/20/2015
Palo Alto, CA
Tony Smith, a 61-year-old white man, was arrested on suspicion of criminal threats and a hate crime after he allegedly confronted a black man who was sitting in his vehicle, said that he had a gun and that the victim was going to die, and uttered a racial slur.
Threat
04/18/2015
Portland, ME
Charles Bean Jr., 35, and Benjamin Bean, 30, were charged with assault and interference with constitutional and civil rights after they allegedly attacked a black man while using racial slurs and threatening to kill him.
Assault
04/18/2015
Rindge, NH
A swastika and the word “Hitler” were spray-painted on one house, and the phrases “Jews live here” and “Fuck the Jews” were painted on a second house nearby.
Vandalism
04/17/2015
Toledo, OH
Approximately 30 members of the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement held a rally.
Rally
04/17/2015
Omaha, NE
Cameron Mayfield, 25, faces felony charges of arson, aggravated by a hate crime, for allegedly stealing and then burning his neighbors’ gay pride flag.
Arson
04/16/2015
Boston, MA
Ryan Sugrue, 24, pleaded not guilty on a charge of violating his victim’s civil rights in a reported hate crime where he allegedly attacked a man after yelling ethnic slurs at him in November.
Assault
04/14/2015
Gaithersburg, MD
Sebastian Espinosa-Carranza, 18, was charged with property damage to a religious institution, defacement of religious property and malicious destruction of property worth over $1,000 for allegedly vandalizing a synagogue's walls, windows and doors with swastikas, “KKK”, and other hate-based graffiti.
Vandalism
04/14/2015
Thurmont, MD
A white female allegedly shouted racial slurs before shooting two black high school athletes with a BB gun.
Assault
04/13/2015