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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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Valley Stream, NY
Swastikas and the letters 'KKK' were spray-painted on a Jamaican family's home.
Vandalism
11/17/2003
Ypsilanti, MI
Racist flyers and newsletters were left in mailboxes throughout a neighborhood.
Leafletting
11/16/2003
Minneapolis, MN
Flyers from the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement were left at a residence.
Leafletting
11/15/2003
Belleville, IL
Dennis L. Hayes and Donald S. Davinroy, both 23, and Lary E. Tyler Jr. were each charged with a hate crime, aggravated battery and mob action for allegedly attacking a black man.
Assault
11/13/2003
Mount Holly, NJ
Henry Baird, 36, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in attacking a black couple in July 2001.
Legal Developments
11/13/2003
Corona, NY
Alex Batista, 16, and Ivan Pracido, 18, were charged with allegedly attacking two Pakistani teenage boys while yelling, 'You're Taliban.'
Assault
11/13/2003
Trenton, GA
Eric Sullivan 25, Jerrell Garner Jr., 29, Stacy Jones, 30, Steven Jones, 41, Jeremy Sims, 28, and Billy Wells, 31, were each charged with one count of terroristic threats and acts for allegedly burning a cross in a person's yard.
Cross Burnings
11/12/2003
Chicago, IL
Harley Hermes, 21, a self-proclaimed racist Skinhead, was sentenced to 20 months in prison for conspiring to violate the civil rights of four black children in August 2002.
Legal Developments
11/11/2003
Chicago, IL
Harley Hermes, a 21-year-old alleged white supremacist, was sentenced to 20 months in prison for his role in chasing four black children while shouting racial epithets at them in August 2002.
Legal Developments
11/11/2003
Portland, OR
Dennis Lloyd Mothersbaugh, 23, was sentenced to slightly more than a year in prison and the maximum of five years for serving as a lookout in a racially motivated attack in September.
Legal Developments
11/11/2003