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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Oklahoma City, OK
A gay man was burned when his car was allegedly firebombed by two people. An anti-gay slur was also spray-painted on the vehicle.
A Latina woman allegedly dumped hot coffee on a black nursing assistant at a medical center and called him racial epithets. Rose Mary Ayala, 38, was charged with one felony count of hate crime battery.
West Seattle, WA
A man was charged with malicious harassment and malicious mischief after he allegedly smashed a window of a Muslim community center and said he committed the act because he hates Muslims.
A white man armed with a steak knife allegedly burst into an apartment, screamed anti-Latino epithets and struck a child in the face. Thomas Cheviot, 53, was charged with three counts of first- degree burglary, assault on a child less than 11 as a hate crime, assault as a hate crime, criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and endangering the welfare of a child.
Two white teens, ages 17 and 16, were charged with committing a hate crime, aggravated unlawful restraint, intimidation, aggravated battery and battery in connection with a December 2011 incident. The teenagers, along with Matthew Herrmann, 18, allegedly put a noose around a black high school student's neck, threatened him with a knife and used racial slurs while holding him captive.
A pro-Ku Klux Klan banner questioning the decision not to replace a Confederate statue in a nearby town was hung near a school.
Sleepy Hollow, NY
NY Sleepy Hollow 2012-07-11 A swastika and anti-Semitic graffiti were spray-painted on a building and tables at a park.
Myles Burton, 21, a former Elmhurst College student, was sentenced to two years of probation for scratching the letters `KKK` and a racial slur on a window ledge outside a black dorm supervisor's room.
A racial slur and a threat were etched into a car owned by a black family whose house was burned a week earlier.
Colorado Springs, CO
Fliers from the United Northern and Southern Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left at residences.