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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A swastika was drawn on a gay rights activist's car, which was also sideswiped.
A gay man was allegedly beaten on the street by a man who yelled anti- gay slurs. Clayton Daniel Garzón, 19, was charged with battery with serious bodily injury, assault with means of force likely to produce great bodily injury and threats to commit a crime resulting in great bodily injury.
A man was allegedly attacked by two men who used anti-gay slurs. One of the men allegedly beat the victim with a baseball bat.
Swastikas and the words `Go away Jew` were painted on a Jewish family's residence in the second incident in three weeks.
Green Bay, WI
A convenience store owned by a Sikh American was set afire on the seven-month anniversary of a deadly shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek. James Parrish, 53, faces charges of arson with a hate crime modification, first-degree recklessly endangering safety and carrying a concealed weapon.
Homophobic and racist statements were written on posters at Oberlin College and there was a report of someone wearing a hood and robe resembling a Ku Klux Klan outfit near the college's African Heritage Center.
A church was vandalized and its tabernacle was stolen.
A man walking with his boyfriend and their pink poodle was allegedly attacked by a man who yelled anti-gay comments. George Allen Mason Jr., 22, was arrested for investigation of second-degree intimidation, second-degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon and reckless driving.
Maple Shade, NJ
The letters `KKK` were written in chalk on a black family's residence.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Swastikas were spray-painted inside a church that operates a day care center. The building was then set afire.