Over 1400 comments about the decision to drop the hate crime enhancement (counts from April 28th). Nearly all the comments were criticizing the decision to drop the hate crime enhancement charges in the Roques case against Nicholas Weber. A few people were arguing that it’s hard to prove a hate crime, and that it’s not… Read more »
The Black Reconstruction Reading Group is a project by NSC to read WEB DuBois’ Black Reconstruction in America. Why is an Asian American group reading Black history? Because WEB DuBois, as a sociologist, as an organizer for civil rights, as a pan-Africanist, and scholar of racism, invented what would become Ethnic Studies in the United… Read more »
Naatu Naatu from RRR won! Here are videos we found for songs nominated for the award.
The crime occurred about 7:10 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the 3700 block of Wilshire Boulevard. The suspects approached a man waiting for a train, and attacked him until he was unconscious. When he regained conciousness, he continued to be beat. One of the suspects made a derogatory comment to the victim, targeting his ethnic… Read more »
@waygoman on Instagram announced that, last Friday the 3rd, a jury found Timothy Mears guilty of attempted murder for his knifing of William Yu in LA C-town in March last year. You may remember the incident made the news and went viral across Instagram. The family thanked bystander Mr. Garcia, who was the only witness… Read more »
Nicole Hannah Jones was on an NBC program, and a clip from it went viral: Some people wondered what she was talking about. The Mississippi case is the second well known Chinese school integration case, Gong Lum v. Rice.
Update: Alleged Killer Glen Hirsch found dead at home Aug. 5, 2022 https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/public-safety/2022/08/05/alleged-killer-of-chinese-food-delivery-driver-found-dead The man accused by authorities of killing a Chinese food delivery man in April was found dead by sheriffs with a gunshot wound to his head Friday, the man’s attorney said. Glenn Hirsch, 51, was out on $500,000 bail and ordered by… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “From SoCal to NY, Unite Against Anti-Asian Violence” What: A rally followed by a march to show solidarity with the victims of anti-Asian violence in New York City, and protests against the Chinatown jail project. When: Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 3pm to 5pm Where: Near the Chinese American Museum, 425 Los… Read more »
A new survey by AAPI DATA shows that awareness of anti-Asian violence and hate crimes is higher than for other groups, indicating the effectiveness of the #StopAsianHate campaign and related activism. The survey also indicates that Mixed Race and Black people experienced the most hate crimes, followed by Asian Americans. 19% of multiracial people said… Read more »
Sunny Rickard, president of the Alliance of Chinese Americans San Diego, criticized police practices leading to the death of Yan Li during an eviction on March 3 in Little Italy. Li appeared to be having a mental health crisis, and chased the officers out with a knife, stabbing one officer. Police responded with gunfire, killing Li.