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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Swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti were spray-painted on two synagogues.
Bay Shore, NY
Anti-Muslim epithets were spray- painted on a mosque.
Fort Worth, TX
"Earnest Lackey boasted that he was a member of the Aryan Brotherhood. But Ronnie Freeman Jr. didn't believe Lackey, and he made the 34-year-old Burleson man pay for it, Tarrant County sheriff's investigators say. In July, Lackey was choked, kicked, hog-tied with a yellow cord, beaten and sexually tortured with a soldering iron by Freeman and two other men who also claim membership in the white supremacist gang, according to arrest warrant affidavits obtained by Star-Telegram on Tuesday." -Via the Fort Worth Star Telegram
New York, NY
A man who was with his transgendered girlfriend was allegedly attacked by another man who used anti-gay slurs. Keith Patron, 44, was charged with assault as a hate crime.
West Hartford, CT
Michael Germain, 68, was charged with hate crimes, breach of peace and threatening after he allegedly threatened to punch a Muslin woman because of her ethnicity.
Racial and ethnic slurs and sexually explicit images were spray-painted on an Islamic center.
Two men walking along the lakefront were allegedly verbally assaulted by two men who believed the pair was gay. A Cook County prosecutor was stabbed after trying to stop the incident from escalating into a physical assault.
A white man allegedly yelled racial slurs at three black teens, chased them and threatened them with a gun, firing at least one shot. Jimmy J. Blackburn, 29, was charged with attempted second- degree murder.
An anti-gay slur was scratched into a University of Florida professor's car.
Lake Chelan, WA
Cars belonging to a group of Muslim students vacationing at a lake were vandalized and had racial slurs etched into them.