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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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Marysville, CA
Anthony Merrell Tyler, 34; Billy Hammett, 30; and Perry Jackson, 29, were sentenced to prison terms ranging from 3 years and 10 months to more than 7 years for their roles in yelling racial slurs and assaulting an interracial couple in 2011. Tyler, Hammett and Jackson all have tattoos that read “white pride” or “white power.”
Assault
12/09/2014
Spindale, NC
Five members of Word of Faith Fellowship were charged with kidnapping and assault for allegedly attacking and beating a fellow church member who is gay.
Assault
12/09/2014
Seattle, WA
A 26-year-old Navy sailor was charged with malicious harassment for allegedly beating a taxi driver, threatening to shoot him and calling him a terrorist.
Harassment
12/08/2014
Anchorage, AK
Anti-gay signs were left on a gay couple’s car and their residence was vandalized.
Vandalism
12/06/2014
Kansas City, MO
Ahmed H. Aden, 34, was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in a hit-and-run crash that fatally injured 15-year-old Abdisamad Sheikh-Hussein at a Somali Center.
Murder
12/05/2014
Stockton, CA
Dehmi Moore, a 23-year-old black woman, was charged with a misdemeanor hate crime as well as two felonies following a fight with a white woman at San Joaquin Delta College.
Assault
12/01/2014
Seattle, WA
Ibrahim Koroma, 28, was charged with malicious harassment for allegedly shouting anti-lesbian slurs and physically threatening a female security guard at a gay bar in October.
Harassment
12/01/2014
Hurricane, UT
Robert Keller, 71, pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime charge for threatening to kill two white neighbors if they didn’t force a black relative to leave their apartment complex.
Threat
11/30/2014
San Francisco, CA
Hugo John Scherzberg, 46, was charged with suspicion of arson with a hate crime enhancement for allegedly pouring gasoline on the front door of a church and setting it on fire.
Arson
11/23/2014
Brooklyn, NY
Amrit Marajh, 28, was charged with assault as a hate crime after allegedly punching a 24-year-old Jewish man.
Assault
11/22/2014