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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Bay City, MI
Delane D. Bell, 25, was charged with assault or assault and battery and ethnic intimidation after he allegedly shouted `Osama bin Laden` and `Jihad` as he beat two men of Indian descent.
A swastika was found inside of an elevator for the second time in nine days.
Brandon McInerney, 17, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, one count of voluntary manslaughter and one count of use of a firearm for the 2008 shooting death of his 15- year-old gay classmate, Larry King. McInerney was sentenced to 21 years in prison.
San Jose, CA
A Hindu man whose family is originally from India was allegedly beaten by a group of men who called him a `terrorist.`
Three black female inmates in the parish jail, Jennifer Joseph, 41; April Preston, 27; and Britney Richard, 22, were charged with simple battery and a hate crime for allegedly beating a white female inmate while making racist remarks.
New Orleans, LA
Anti-religious slurs such as `Heil Mary` were written on prayer cards at an Episcopal church. An angel statue was also vandalized and an Aryan Nations symbol was written on it.
Recruiting fliers from the Rebel Brigade Ku Klux Klan were posted on telephone poles and the windows of businesses.
Palm Desert, CA
Two swastikas were cut into the lawn at a senior center.
White supremacist Michael Carothers, 31, aka Michael Weaver, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for using pepper spray on a black man in December 2010. Carothers was sentenced to one year in prison, followed by nine years of probation. He also was banished until his probation ends from all six counties in the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit, which includes the city of Columbus.
Swastikas, racial slurs and other graffiti were spray-painted on the exterior of seven churches and the interior of one of the churches was vandalized.