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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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Sioux Falls, SD
A swastika and a Celtic cross was spray-painted on the front door of a Jewish temple.
Vandalism
12/09/2003
Middletown, NJ
A 16-year-old girl was sentenced to 60 days in jail for her role in several bias crimes targeting a Catholic church.
Legal Developments
12/05/2003
Boise, ID
Racist slurs and symbols were spray-painted on two religious buildings.
Vandalism
12/03/2003
Columbus, NE
Flyers from the neo-Nazi National Alliance were left on front lawns throughout a neighborhood.
Leafletting
12/03/2003
Valley Stream, NY
Paul O'Reilly, 16, and Gary Evans, 17, were charged with criminal mischief and assault as a hate crime for allegedly hurling a rock with a note containing racial slurs through the window of a black family's home.
Vandalism
12/03/2003
Cape Canaveral, FL
Jeremy Felix, 19, was charged with criminal mischief for allegedly spray-painting swastikas and 'KKK' on an apartment he was evicted from.
Vandalism
12/02/2003
Jacksonville, FL
Clinton Hughes was charged with battery for allegedly attacking a black man who was walking with his white girlfriend.
Assault
11/30/2003
Belen, NM
The doors of a Catholic church were set ablaze. The incident is being investigated as a hate crime.
Vandalism
11/30/2003
Sunnyvale, CA
Two swastikas were drawn on an elementary school parking lot.
Vandalism
11/29/2003
Astoria, NY
A swastika was carved into the front door of a synagogue.
Vandalism
11/29/2003