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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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Grand Rapids, MI
Ronald Lee Planck, 33, was charged with two counts of felonious assault and two counts of ethnic intimidation for allegedly using racial epithets against neighborhood youths and trying to run them down.
Intimidation
06/05/2003
Holtsville, NY
John J. Fielding Jr., 38; Joseph R. Grohs, 25; and Louis A. Bieler, 23, were charged with third-degree assault as a hate crime after they allegedly used ethnic slurs and attacked three Hispanic teens in a restaurant.
Assault
06/05/2003
Plano, TX
Anti-Semitic phrases were painted on a Jewish woman's car.
Vandalism
06/04/2003
San Diego, CA
Hundreds of copies of a publication portraying Muslim women as sexual objects and ridiculng Jews, Jesus and Palestinians were distributed at the University of California-San Diego.
Leafletting
06/03/2003
Williamstown, MA
A swastika was painted on the pavement in front of a driveway.
Vandalism
06/03/2003
Merrifield, VA
A 14-year-old girl allegedly received a series of threatening calls from a man who yelled racial slurs and threatened her.
Threat
06/03/2003
Ladoga, IN
According to the Indianapolis, IN Star, 'Three crosses were burned in the yard of a mixed-race family.'
Cross Burnings
06/02/2003
Ladoga, IN
Three crosses were burned in the yard of a mixed-race family.
Cross Burnings
06/02/2003
Ladoga, IN
According to the Republic, 'Three crosses were burned in the yard of a mixed-race family.'
Cross Burnings
06/02/2003
Carroll Township, PA
Racial slurs and the letters 'KKK' were painted on a black woman's residence.
Vandalism
06/01/2003