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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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Nashua, NH
An anti-gay epithet was painted on a condominium community sign.
Vandalism
01/08/2004
Colton, CA
The words 'Satan is our god,' '666' and 'antichrist' were spray-painted on the walls of a Christian fellowship temple.
Vandalism
01/03/2004
Anderson, CA
A cross was burned in a black family's yard.
Cross Burnings
01/01/2004
Key West, FL
Travis Rigdon, 20, David Beckstead, 22, and Aaron Beckstead, 28, were charged with evidencing prejudice while committing a battery and Elias Miranda was charged with aggravated battery after the four men allegedly began making sexual-based comments about gay men.
Assault
12/31/2003
Swampscott, MA
Literature from the neo-Nazi National Alliance was left on front yards.
Leafletting
12/31/2003
Palm Beach, FL
Five black swastikas were spray-painted on the walls and furniture was slashed at a Jewish residence.
Vandalism
12/27/2003
Marlboro, NJ
Three teenage boys were charged with bias intimidation for allegedly hurling rocks through the window of a Jewish resident.
Vandalism
12/26/2003
Elkhart, IN
Alex Witmer, 22, received the maximum, 65-year prison sentence for the 1999 racially motivated killing of a black man.
Legal Developments
12/22/2003
Mount Holly, NJ
Brian C. Conrad, Stephen J. Doss and Lawrence D. Abele were sentenced for their roles in a vandalism spree against the Brazilian community in August.
Vandalism
12/18/2003
Galveston, TX
Flyers from the White Camelia Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were distributed throughout a neighborhood.
Leafletting
12/17/2003