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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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Detroit, MI
A 16-year-old black youth was charged with assault and a hate crime for allegedly brutally beating a white motorist who stopped to help a boy he accidentally hit with his pickup truck.
Assault
04/09/2014
Highland Springs, VA
Fliers from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left throughout a neighborhood.
Leafletting
04/09/2014
Waynesboro, VA
Fliers from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were distributed in a neighborhood.
Leafletting
04/06/2014
Miami, FL
Braulio Valenzuela, 73, was arrested for allegedly trying to burn down his neighbor's home because of their sexual orientation.
Legal Developments
04/01/2014
Emsworth, PA
Fliers from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were posted throughout a neighborhood.
Leafletting
04/01/2014
Philadelphia, PA
Corry Campbell, 20; Sandra Ng, 19; Jennifer Pratt, 29; and David Thomas, 27, were each charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, kidnapping and other related counts after allegedly forcibly tattooing racial slurs and offensive images on a 52-year-old man they held hostage for three days in a basement.
Legal Developments
04/01/2014
Deland, FL
Fliers from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left at residences in a neighborhood.
Leafletting
03/29/2014
Marysville, CA
White supremacist Billy James Hammett, 30, was sentenced to 87 months in prison for a 2011 racially motivated attack against a white man and a black woman. Hammett was also ordered to pay $175 in restitution and serve three years of supervised release following his prison sentence.
Legal Developments
03/24/2014
Orland Park, IL
A bullet was fired through the dome of a mosque during a prayer service.
Intimidation
03/24/2014
Suffolk, NY
Former Suffolk County Police Sgt. Scott A. Greene, 50, pled not guilty to six counts of fourth-degree grand larceny as a hate crime and other charges for allegedly stopping at least a half dozen Latino motorists and stealing their cash while patting them down.
Legal Developments
03/23/2014