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 and reggae sound. Kong and Cliff teamed up to form Beverly’s record label. Cliff was the first artist, and also acted as an A&R… Read more »
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.
4 Wanted in Alleged Hate Crime Attack at Western Metro Station in Koreatown
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 »
Timothy Mears found Guilty of Attempted Murder of William Yu in Los Angeles Chinatown in 2022
@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 »
Mass Shootings in Monterey Park, Half Moon Bay and Oakland
Horrific violence puts halt to Lunar New Year Celebrations in Monterey Park, CA The 72-year-old suspect has died following Saturday night’s mass shooting. By Morgan Winsor,Emily Shapiro,Ivan Pereira,Teddy Grant, andKevin Shalvey Last Updated: January 24, 2023, 6:23 PM ET Eleven people were killed and nine others were injured by a gunman who opened fire at… Read more »
Indiana University Student Stabbed in ‘Racially Motivated’ Attack, School Says
An 18-year-old student was stabbed several times in the head while she was riding a bus. A school official said the attack was a reminder “that anti-Asian hate is real.” Jesus Jiménez, New York Times, January 15, 2023 The student, an 18-year-old woman who was not publicly identified, was waiting for theBloomington Transit bus’s doors… Read more »
Support the Roque Family! Defeat Anti-Asian Violence!
Visit the Filipino Migrant Center support page to find out how to take action. In particular, help us get more organizations to sign on to the letter to Gascón to pursue a full investigation.
Racist, homophobic rant and physical threats by man caught on camera in San Ramon, suspect arrested
By Henry Lee and Aja Seldon, PublishedDecember 26, 2022 6:14AM, Updated 2:56PM, San Ramon KTVU FOX 2 In a case eerily similar to the attack faced by the Roque family in North Hollywood in May 2021, but fortunately not escalating into direct physical violence, NSC is following this case from San Ramon in the San… Read more »
Justice for Roques Community Celebration
December 17, 2022: Community Event to Celebrate and Reaffirm Commitment to Win Justice for Roques! On a holiday season afternoon at The Robinson S.P.A.C.E. in historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles, participants and supporters of the #JusticeForRoques campaign came together to share stories, lessons and fun to support the Roque family in their effort to win justice… Read more »
San Francisco street renamed after Vicha Ratanapakdee
Over a hundred people gathered in San Francisco’s Anza Vista neighborhood to celebrate a street renaming in honor of Vicha Ratanapakdee, an elderly Asian man who was killed in early 2021.
Anti-Asian Hate Crime Data May Represent Only a Fraction of Actual Cases
Neighborhood Safety Companions knows this to be a FACT based upon our direct polling of residents, business owners, workers and street vendors in the Koreatown area. When we visit with seniors in various senior housing complexes or interact with both housed and unhoused community members – none of the hate crimes that people have shared… Read more »