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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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Montrose, CO
Flyers from the neo-Nazi National Alliance were distributed throughout the city.
Leafletting
10/25/2003
Glenwood Springs, CO
A racist flyer from the neo-Nazi National Alliance was left in a yard.
Leafletting
10/25/2003
West Hempstead, NY
Robert LaRosa, 70, was charged with one count of second-degree aggravated harassment for allegedly leaving a racist, slur-laced message on the answering machine of the Roosevelt/Freeport chapter of the NAACP.
Harassment
10/25/2003
Westminster, CO
Flyers from the neo-Nazi National Alliance were distributed throughout a neighborhood.
Leafletting
10/24/2003
Clifton, CO
Flyers from the neo-Nazi National Alliance were distributed throughout the city.
Leafletting
10/24/2003
Randolph, MA
Leaflets signed by the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were scattered around a neighborhood.
Leafletting
10/24/2003
Atlanta, GA
Christopher Botts, 26, was sentenced to eight years in prison and four years' probation and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine for attacking two African-American brothers in April 2002. Ulysses Andrade, 28, was sentenced to four years in prison and one year of probation plus a $5,000 fine for his role in the incident.
Legal Developments
10/23/2003
Atlanta, GA
Profanity and anti-gay slurs were spray-painted on the garage doors of a gay man's residence twice in one week.
Vandalism
10/21/2003
Collinsville, IL
James R. Buskirk, 17, was charged with a hate crime for allegedly writing racial slurs on a piece of paper he then gave to a black student.
Harassment
10/21/2003
Attleboro, MA
The words 'White Power' and other racist graffiti were scrawled across an Asian woman's van.
Vandalism
10/21/2003