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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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Miami Beach, FL
The letters `KKK` and a bull's eye were spray-painted on a mikvah, which is a ritual bathhouse for Jewish women; a youth center, a condominium and a homeless outreach center.
Vandalism
12/02/2013
New Smyrna Beach, FL
Ku Klux Klan fliers were distributed in predominantly black and Latino neighborhoods.
Leafletting
11/10/2013
Tampa, FL
Tavares Spencer, 16, was convicted of attempted first-degree felony murder, attempted second-degree murder and robbery for the April shooting of a transgender man.
Legal Developments
10/31/2013
Tampa, FL
Burned pages of the Quran were left outside the Council on American- Islamic Relations office.
Harassment
09/11/2013
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Swastikas were spray-painted inside a church that operates a day care center. The building was then set afire.
Arson
02/22/2013
Winter Park, FL
A black student at Full Sail University was allegedly stabbed in the neck by another student who yelled racial slurs. Xavier Nunez, 29, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.
Assault
02/20/2013
Pace, FL
Swastikas and anti-gay slurs were spray-painted on a gay man's trailer.
Vandalism
02/02/2013
Daytona Beach, FL
A woman was allegedly attacked in a parking lot by a man who yelled anti-gay slurs. Adam Winterstein, 32, was charged with felony battery/hate crime, felony battery causing bodily harm and resisting an officer without violence.
Assault
01/22/2013
Land O'Lakes, FL
A man was allegedly shot in the face with a pellet gun by another man who asked if the victim was Muslim.
Assault
01/01/2013