White Supremacist attacks on teaching U.S. history continue June 30, 2022, 11:26 AM PDT By Kimmy Yam Parents are pushing back after a committee whose members sit on a Wisconsin school board did not move forward with approving a book about Japanese American incarceration during World War II for a sophomore English literature class. Muskego-Norway… 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.
Japanese Family Visiting Portland, OR Victimized by Racist Attack
By Connor McCarthy Published: Jul. 5, 2022 at 6:02 PM PDT|Updated: Jul. 5, 2022 at 6:03 PM PDT PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) – The man accused of attacking a family visiting Portland over the weekend, pleaded not guilty to a list of charges, including two counts of bias crime Tuesday. Portland police arrested 34-year-old Dylan Kesterson… Read more »
Man arrested in connection with vicious, unprovoked attack in Koreatown
A 45-year-old man suspected of striking Asian American Navy vet at a Koreatown bus stop in what police called an unprovoked attack was arrested Friday.
Activists Criticize Police Practices that led to Death of Dr. Yan Li During Mental Health Crisis
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.
Asian elders are less happy, get less support than elders of other races, study shows
From NBC News: “Only 54 percent of Asian American older adults surveyed said they were satisfied with their lives, compared with 80 percent of respondents of other races and ethnicities. Similarly, 56 percent of Asian American elders reported usually or always receiving needed social and emotional support — a significantly lower share than the 80… Read more »
Over 100 Rally to Call for an Independent Investigation of Feb. 25, 2022 Historic Wintersburg Fire
As referenced earlier on this site, calls for a truly INDEPENDENT investigation must be amplified following the reports that the city of Huntington Beach has made no mention of the destruction of a 2nd building on February 25, 2022, nor any explanation for why critical evidence was allowed to be move from the scene of… Read more »
In Response to March 18 News Release by Huntington Beach Fire Department and Huntington Beach Police Department
See March 24 update below NSC is waiting to see if the report addressed the removal of all evidence from the scene and also whether an explanation of the demolition of the second building is explained. Read it here: https://historicwintersburg.blogspot.com/2022/03/statement-in-response-to-march-18-news.html March 24, 2022 Updates: The letters and community action on the 19th have put accountability… Read more »
Two Filipina Women Attacked in NYC
Last year, 23 hate incidents against Filipinos were reported to the consulate.
One Year After the Atlanta Spa Massacre
Anti-Asian Violence continues to rise, and support funds have yet to reach most of the victims. Community safety efforts need financing. The country has failed to address the systemic causes of the violence. NSC will honor the victims by advocating for these things and will continuing doing community safety work. “A year later, Atlanta remembers… Read more »
Investigate the Wintersburg Church in Huntington Beach Fire as a Possible Hate Crime
On February 25, 2022, fire destroyed 2 of the 6 buildings at Historic Wintersburg, and is now under investigation for possible arson. Republic Services, owners of the property, demolished both buildings several hours after the fire, destroying evidence for the investigation. They previously applied to demolish all 6 historic buildings so they can develop or… Read more »