by Mike and Jennifer PANA/NSC members Jennifer and Mike represented at the SIPA Solidarity Conference! They also collected a lot of ideas of how to reduce anti-AAPI violence.
News related to Anti-Asian Violence, the Asian-American community, seniors, AAPI society, and solidarity actions. This is an umbrella category for timely events that intersect with more specific categories.
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 »
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) welcomes a hate-crimes investigation UPDATE April 11, 2023: A hate-crime suspect wanted for allegedly defacing a mosque and Islamic cultural center in the Koreatown area early Easter Sunday morning was arrested, Los Angeles police confirmed Tuesday morning. “This individual has been identified as Carlos Moran, 43 years of age, a… Read more »
‘Excited delirium’ theory used in Antioch death is racist and unscientific. Support the Justice for Angelo Quinto campaign to win AB 360! The American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association, World Health Organization, Physicians for Human Rights, have all determined that the term to justify police killings of civilians is not scientific. Yet, public agencies continue… Read more »
Check out the Progressive Asian Network for Action (PANA) news feed via the Reddit sub-reddit, r/progressiveasians If you don’t want to join the sub-reddit, you can see the RSS feed on the PANA website under “News”: https://progressiveasians.org/news/
Help an elderly Filipino couple recover from a racist attack On February 1, Nicanor and Julienne Arriola were brutally attacked in front of the California State Capitol by a man who then fled in a getaway car driven by an accomplice. Because of their severe wounds, including Nicanor’s six broken ribs and Julienne’s injured knees,… Read more »
KYCC Clinical Services is recruiting Korean and Korean American participants who have experienced, or know someone who has experienced, an incident of hate crime or racism, to join an in-person focus group. Focus groups will be conducted in both Korean and English.
Everyone knows Bob Marley, and millions know of Jimmy Cliff, but far fewer know about Leslie Kong, the Chinese Jamaican recording engineer and producer who really helped create the 1960s ska, rocksteady, and reggae sound. Kong and Cliff teamed up to form Beverly’s record label. Cliff was the first artist, and also acted as an… Read more »
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 »