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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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Buffalo, MN
Wade Murray, 30, was charged with felony vandalism for allegedly throwing rocks and leaving anti-gay posters at four churches.
Vandalism
09/23/2012
Rochester, MN
A white man allegedly yelled racial slurs and threatened a Somali woman in a grocery store parking lot, then attempted to hit her with his car.
Threat
08/20/2012
St. Paul, MN
A car window was smashed by a golf ball with a gay slur written on it. The car was parked at a church that was celebrating an openly gay pastor.
Vandalism
08/10/2012
Otsego, MN
An interracial couple was allegedly confronted by a white man who used racial slurs. The couple also allegedly has had their car tires slashed and residence burglarized.
Harassment
06/07/2012
New Independence, MN
A gay man was allegedly assaulted at a party by a crowd of men after he was asked if he was homosexual. Two men, 18 and 19, were arrested.
Assault
05/25/2012
Bemidji, MN
A cross bearing a racist message was burned at the residence of a white woman with two biracial children. Two men, 19 and 20, were charged with suspicion of making terroristic threats and use of an incendiary device.
Cross Burnings
05/24/2012
Rochester, MN
A swastika and a KKK symbol were written on a driveway.
Vandalism
05/19/2012