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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Dorian Moragne, 19, and Dareal Damare Williams, 18, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, robbery and participation in gang activity after they beat a gay man outside a convenience story on Feb. 4.
A 15-year-old biracial youth was allegedly chased by a truck occupied by four white people who yelled racial slurs and threatened him.
Two men allegedly yelled anti-gay slurs at two women who were holding hands and then beat a male friend who tried to defend the women.
Jacob D. Kozak, 24, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for threatening to kill a man because he was Jewish.
New Independence, MN
A gay man was allegedly assaulted at a party by a crowd of men after he was asked if he was homosexual. Two men, 18 and 19, were arrested.
Jersey City, NJ
A gay man was attacked by a man and woman who yelled an anti-gay slur.
Anti-Semitic and anti-Christian slurs were spray-painted on several campaign signs for a candidate who is a vocal supporter of Israel and the Jewish community.
A cross bearing a racist message was burned at the residence of a white woman with two biracial children. Two men, 19 and 20, were charged with suspicion of making terroristic threats and use of an incendiary device.
The words `F--- Obama` were spray-painted on a business owned by a man who has publicly opposed returning a Confederate statue to the downtown area. The man's tires were also slashed and the anti-Obama epithet was scratched into his truck.
Longtime white supremacist Dennis Mahon, 61, was sentenced to 40 years in prison for a 2004 bombing that wounded a black city official.