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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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New York, NY
Salvatore Catalano, 18, was charged with aggravated second-degree harassment with a hate crime attachment for allegedly throwing eggs from his SUV and shouting religious slurs at three victims wearing traditional Orthodox Jewish clothing.
Harassment
02/04/2015
Spokane, WA
Adam R. Flippen, 45, and Marc A. Fessler, 42, were arrested on suspicion of assaulting a transgender woman on Jan. 30.
Assault
02/03/2015
Rock Hill, SC
Racial slurs were painted on a large rock in front of a high school.
Vandalism
02/01/2015
Harrison Township, OH
Aaron Johnson, a 28-year-old black man, was indicted on four counts of ethnic intimidation for allegedly making repeated threats about killing police, especially “white cops,” in 911 calls.
Intimidation
01/30/2015
Maryville, MO
Tommy Gaa, a 65-year-old white man, was charged with felony assault motivated by discrimination after he allegedly assaulted a black restaurant cashier and made threatening racist remarks.
Assault
01/28/2015
Rapid City, SD
Students from a kindergarten through eighth grade school on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation were sprayed with beer and taunted with racial slurs and told to "go back to the reservation" by drunken spectators sitting in a skybox.
Harassment
01/28/2015
Raleigh, NC
John Charles Kuwalik, a 52-year-old white man, was charged with ethnic intimidation and assault after a traffic dispute turned into an attack on a black woman because of her race.
Assault
01/26/2015
Seattle, WA
A man was arrested after threatening to stab three men walking together, yelling slurs about their sexual orientation, and then chasing them with a knife.
Threat
01/26/2015
DeKalb, IL
Joan S. Galindo, 34, was charged with home invasion, a hate crime, criminal trespass to property and battery after allegedly barging into a private party, screaming obscenities, and then hitting a man in the face while yelling a racial slur.
Assault
01/24/2015
Davis, CA
Anti-Semitic graffiti was spray-painted on a Jewish fraternity house at UC Davis and the Hillel House, a Jewish group.
Vandalism
01/23/2015