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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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Saugatuck, MI
A swastika was taped to the billboard of a real estate agent who is openly gay.
Vandalism
05/26/2003
Laconia, NH
Andrew Trudell, 19, was sentenced to up to five years in prison for brandishing a knife at a 13-year-old black boy in a racially motivated incident.
Legal Developments
05/26/2003
Brooklyn, NY
A white man allegedly yelled racial slurs and attacked a Hispanic man.
Assault
05/26/2003
Apple Valley, NY
Racist messages were scrawled throughout a church.
Vandalism
05/25/2003
Ashburn, GA
Racist graffiti was scrawled on a black family's torched home.
Vandalism
05/23/2003
Portland, OR
A swastika was spray-painted over Malcolm X's face in a mural.
Vandalism
05/23/2003
Northfield, NJ
Swastikas and other Nazi references were spray-painted on fences in an alley.
Vandalism
05/22/2003
Stratford, CT
Matthew V. Zrallack, 18, was charged with third-degree assault, breach of peace and intimidation based on bigotry or bias after he and a group of white supremacists allegedly disrupted a gay-rights meeting.
Intimidation
05/20/2003
Phoenix, AZ
At least two white men allegedly shot and seriously wounded a Sikh wearing a turban.
Assault
05/19/2003
Santee, CA
Nazi symbols and profanities were spray- painted on walls around an elementary school.
Vandalism
05/19/2003