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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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Orlando, FL
Longtime white supremacist William White, 37, was sentenced to 17 years for threatening local law enforcement officers after a raid in 2012 of the white supremacist American Front compound.
Threat
11/21/2014
Sacramento, CA
Joseph Paul Leonard, Jr., a 62-year-old white man, was convicted of first-degree murder with a hate-crime enhancement for the June 2013 death of Toussaint Harrison, a black man. Leonard ran over Harrison with his truck after a verbal altercation in a parking lot where Leonard used racial slurs. He was also convicted of attempted murder for assaulting Harrison's business partner.
Murder
11/20/2014
St. Louis, MO
Two leaders of the black separatist New Black Panther Party, Brandon Orlando Baldwin, aka Brandon Muhammad, and Olajuwon Davis, aka Olajuwon Ali, were charged with making "straw purchases," buying weapons and then passing them on to someone else.
Hatitude
11/19/2014
Phoenix, AZ
Brice Johnson, 19, was sentenced to 183 months in federal prison for kidnapping and assaulting a young gay man because of his sexual orientation in September 2013.
Assault
11/17/2014
New York, NY
An Orthodox Jew was beaten by a man who yelled anti-Semitic slurs.
Assault
11/17/2014
Streetsboro, OH
Three teenage boys were arrested for allegedly painting "KKK" and swastikas on vehicles, fences and homes.
Vandalism
11/17/2014
Tipp City, OH
William J. Dixon, a 36-year-old white man, pleaded guilty to felony ethnic intimidation and discharging a firearm in a prohibited area and two misdemeanors of criminal damaging and using a weapon while intoxicated in connection with a June 2014 incident where he allegedly screamed racial slurs at his black neighbors before shooting their vehicle.
Intimidation
11/17/2014
Seattle, WA
A group of men allegedly yelled anti-gay slurs and beat a man.
Assault
11/17/2014
New York, NY
Anti-Semitic graffiti and swastikas were painted on a methadone clinic building and van.
Vandalism
11/15/2014
Oakland, CA
Richard Thomas, 17, was sentenced to seven years in a state juvenile facility for setting another teen on fire last November because of the teen’s sexual orientation.
Assault
11/14/2014