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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
Bernhard Laufer, 58, pleaded guilty to sending threatening communications to an employee of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Washington, D.C., in June 2014.
Threat
03/02/2015
Coeur d'Alene, ID
Ku Klux Klan fliers were left in driveways throughout a neighborhood.
Leafletting
03/01/2015
Millwood, WA
Fliers from the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left in driveways.
Leafletting
02/28/2015
Ormond Beach, FL
Jason Cuellar, a 44-year-old white man, was arrested after he allegedly told a black man, “this bar is not for blacks,” and then hit the man with a beer bottle.
Assault
02/27/2015
Ames, IA
An envelope with an anti-Muslim slur on its cover was left on the door of a mosque. Inside were anti-Muslim messages and threats, including a declaration of hatred and a demand that Muslims leave the United States.
Threat
02/26/2015
Chapel Hill, NC
Craig Hicks was charged with murder after allegedly shooting three Muslim students at an apartment complex in February.
Murder
02/25/2015
Spokane, WA
A package of racist, threatening literature was sent to the president of the local chapter of the NAACP.
Threat
02/25/2015
Santa Barbara, CA
Ryan Zietlow-Brown, 28, an admitted skinhead, was sentenced to 22 years and 4 months in prison for the 2011 stabbing of a black man several times in the forehead with scissors.
Assault
02/24/2015
Richmond, IN
A truck with a racist message was set afire in a minority family’s driveway.
Arson
02/24/2015
Bridgeport, CT
A racist, threatening letter which included the words “white power” and disparaged black police officers, was left in mailboxes at the police department.
Threat
02/18/2015