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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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Madison, WI
Dylan Grall, 23, was arrested on battery and hate crime charges for allegedly punching two men who were speaking Hebrew. Grail allegedly thought the men were speaking Spanish and yelled at them to speak English.
Concord, NH
Raymond Stevens, 42, was indicted on a felony charge of criminal mischief for allegedly writing racist graffiti on the residences of several African refugee families.
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Philadelphia, PA
About 40 white supremacists attended a rally to celebrate Leif Erikson Day. Groups represented included the Keystone State Skinheads, which sponsored the event; the Vinlanders Social Club; the Advanced White Society; the Blood and Honour Social Club; and the Traditionalist Youth Network.
Murfreesboro, TN
A swastika and the letters 'KKK' were drawn on a man's door and on a stool on his porch.
Moreno Valley, CA
A racial epithet was scratched on a woman's vehicle.
Lebanon, MO
Fliers from the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left in driveways in a neighborhood.
Parkersburg, WV
Fliers from the Loyal White Knights of the KKK were distributed in a neighborhood.
Hillsboro, OH
Fliers from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left on the windshields on cars that were parked downtown.
Davis, CA
Clayton Daniel Garzon, 20, pled no contest to a felony count of battery causing serious bodily injury and a hate crime enhancement for yelling anti-gay slurs at a gay man and beating him in March. Garzon will receive a five-year prison term.
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Manhattan, NY
Antonio Lanier, 23, was charged with aggravated harassment and assault as a hate crime for allegedly participating in the Aug. 14 beating of two men who were holding hands on the street.
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