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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A sticker from the white supremacist group the Montana Creators was found on the University of Montana's Native American Center building and fliers from the group were left on cars.
San Diego, CA
Halbert Sadler, a black man, was charged with suspicion of a hate crime after he allegedly yelled racial slurs at a white couple and tried to rob them.
Racist messages were written on the residences of several African refugee families.
Sand Springs, OK
Fliers from the United Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left in the yards of a neighborhood.
Peter Lloyd Zuniga, 25, was charged with felony assault and committing a hate crime after he allegedly beat and kicked a female convenience store clerk because of her Russian heritage.
Racist radio talk show host Hal Turner was acquitted of threatening and inciting violence in his online blog against three state officials.
Anti-gay slurs were spray-painted on a house three times in one week.
Two 17-year-old boys confessed to spray-painting swastikas and anti-Semitic and racist graffiti at the local high school in April. After admitting to the charge of felony vandalism with a hate crime allegation, they were ordered to complete 100 hours of community service, pay $6,000 in restitution and attend a program at the Museum of Tolerance.
Grand Forks, ND
Replacement workers and security personnel, some of them minorities, allegedly have been called racial slurs by union supporters outside a sugar plant. A monkey-like figure hanging from a noose attached to a large inflatable rat was also hung outside the plant.
Teonna Brown, 19, was sentenced to five years in jail after pleading guilty to first-degree assault and a hate crime for beating a transgender woman in a restaurant in April.