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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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Council Bluffs, IA
A black man allegedly attacked a white woman while yelling racial slurs.
Assault
10/13/2003
Barrington, IL
A swastika and the word 'Jew' were spray-painted on the garage door of a residence.
Vandalism
10/12/2003
Trumbull, CT
A flyer from the neo-Nazi group White Revolution was found on the windshield of a car in a neighborhood.
Leafletting
10/10/2003
Taunton, MA
Racist literature was left on a lawn.
Leafletting
10/10/2003
Olney, MD
Three 15-year-olds were charged with destruction of property for allegedly scrawling swastikas and racist graffiti on cars and in driveways in an neighborhood.
Vandalism
10/10/2003
Springfield, VA
Anti-immigrant flyers from the neo-Nazi the National Alliance were distributed throughout a neighborhood.
Leafletting
10/10/2003
Brooklyn, NY
Swastikas were drawn in chalk on the stairs and sidewalks in front of six houses.
Vandalism
10/09/2003
Brooklyn, NY
Swastikas were spray-painted throughout a park.
Vandalism
10/09/2003
Washington, PA
Robert C. Recaldini Jr., 21, was sentenced to 18 months in the Intermediate Punishment program, with the first two months on electronic home monitoring and the next three months undergoing intensive supervision, for spray-painting racial slurs on his black neighbor's home. He was also ordered to complete 20 hours of community service.
Legal Developments
10/09/2003
Mesa, AZ
Frank Roque, 44, was sentenced to death for murdering a Sikh gasoline station owner in retaliation for the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Legal Developments
10/08/2003