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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Mott Haven, NY
Alejandro Gonzalez, a 19-year-old homeless man, allegedly slashed three Middle Eastern men with glass shards while claiming he was `fighting terrorism.`
Nicholas Velasquez, 29, was charged with elder abuse and committing a hate crime after allegedly yelling `I hate white people` while punching a woman in a wheelchair.
A 14-year-old boy was left blind in one eye after he was allegedly beaten at school by classmates who yelled anti-gay slurs at him.
A 13-year-old student was charged with defacing property after he allegedly scrawled racist graffiti and the phrase `kill Jews` in a school restroom.
Crest Hill, IL
A man allegedly yelled racial epithets at a black man in a convenience store then fired a BB gun outside, damaging a gas pump and shattering a window. Nicholas Tsantrizos, 22, was charged with aggravated battery, committing a hate crime, vandalism and disorderly conduct.
Oak Park, IL
A gay nightclub was set afire and anti-gay remarks allegedly were written inside.
Matthew Robert Dean Booster, 22, was charged with felony intimidation after he and three other white youths allegedly chased a biracial teen down with his truck while yelling racial slurs and threatening the youth. Two boys, 16 and 17, and a 17-year- old girl were charged with second- degree intimidation.
Stroud Township, PA
Kevin Fahey, 47, was charged with three counts each of terroristic threats and ethnic intimidation after he allegedly threatened his neighbors with a shotgun and used racial slurs.
The residence of a gay Latino couple and their children was broken into, the most recent in a series of incidents that included anti-gay graffiti spray-painted on their home.
Brian Moudry, 35, a former official in the white supremacist World Church of the Creator, was charged with arson, using fire to interfere with housing rights on the basis of race and using fire to commit another felony after he allegedly set fire in 2007 to the house of a black family while they slept.