Author: johnk

The Murder of Zhiwen Yan, Delivery Driver

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 »

AAPI DATA Report Shows AAPI Activism Raised Awareness of Hate Crimes

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 »

Jan 16, 2022 – 1 Year Anniversary Event

Reverend Eziokwu Washington of We Can Foundatioin

Please bookmark this page and return. More photos will be added over the next few days. Video of event: https://www.facebook.com/stevengibson.org/videos/328539955866636 Coverage from Josie Huang of LAIST: https://laist.com/news/beating-koreatown-anti-asian-attacks-neighborhood-regroups For higher resolution versions, contact [email protected] Why We Held this Memorial A recent report by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, has revealed that anti-Asian… Read more »

Media Alert: Feb 16 Honoring Victims of Anti-Asian Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Honoring Victims of Anti-Asian Violence” What: A multicultural street tribute and rally to honor the victims of the most recent rash of attacks against Asians. When: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 6pm to 8pm Where: Southwest corner of: Kenmore Ave. and 6th St. Koreatown, LA Visual opportunities: Candlelight ceremony where photos of… Read more »

Students Protest U of Chicago Area Violence, Demand Reforms

11/16/2021- Yiwen Lu – Chicago Maroon: From the Chicago Maroon article, “Over 300 University of Chicago students, alumni, faculty, and community members gathered … for a rally with the slogan, “we are here to learn, not to die.”