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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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Chicago, IL
Three white teens allegedly put a noose around a 17-year-old black youth's neck and used racial epithets as they put a knife to his throat and threatened to kill him in December. Matthew Hermann, 18; a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, were charged with felony counts of unlawful restraint and hate crime and misdemeanor battery.
Legal Developments
01/09/2012