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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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Harrisburg, VA
Racial and ethnic slurs and sexually explicit images were spray-painted on an Islamic center.
Vandalism
09/13/2012
Roanoke, VA
Swastikas, a racial slur and an anarchist symbol were spray-painted on a house, a car and fences in a neighborhood.
Vandalism
06/13/2012
Roanoke, VA
Former neo-Nazi leader William A. White was arrested in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, for violating his supervised release after serving two and a half years in prison for making threats.
Legal Developments
06/07/2012
Manassas, VA
White supremacist Douglas Howard Story, 48, was charged with illegally obtaining a fully automatic AK-47 after suggesting President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder should be removed from office by violent means.
Legal Developments
05/29/2012
Richmond, VA
A noose was found hanging from a tree at a local high school.
Intimidation
05/15/2012
Chesterfield, VA
The letters `KKK` were spray-painted on three vehicles in a subdivision.
Vandalism
05/05/2012
Chantilly, VA
Trenton Carter, 18, was charged with felony destruction of property for allegedly vandalizing a mosque that was under construction in January.
Legal Developments
05/02/2012
Chantilly, VA
A mosque was vandalized.
Vandalism
01/27/2012