Category: News

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.

The LA Artist Behind The Viral #StopAsianHate Portraits Wishes He Never Needed To Draw Another One

AAV Victims Art on NYC Billboard

LAist By  Josie Huang Published Jan 24, 2022 2:08 PM https://laist.com/news/stopasianhate-artist-viral-la-jonathan-chang-pandemic-attacks-asians Jonathan Chang has drawn enough portraits of Asians attacked during the pandemic that he has a whole system down. As soon as he decides to spotlight a case, he fires up Photoshop and studies the image of the victim used in news reports. Within a… Read more »

66-year-old woman attacked in Oakland Chinatown speaks out

Ms. Tse Surveillance Cam screenshot

AsAmNews Posted By RandallJanuary 24, 2022 Dion Lim of KGO ABC 7 in Oakland was able to get in touch with the senior seen on camera earlier this month who was shoved to the ground from behind by a cowardly thug in Oakland’s Chinatown. Videos from multiple angles show a woman who only wanted to… Read more »

Justice for Jaxon Sales: Demand SF Police & SF Medical Examiner Investigate Jaxon’s Sales Death

Jaxon Sales 1

Please sign and share the petition: https://www.change.org/p/san-francisco-police-department-and-san-francisco-office-of-the-chief-medical-examiner-justice-for-jaxon-sales-demand-sf-police-sf-medical-examiner-investigate-jaxon-s-death In a case that sounds eerily similar to the Ed Buck case in Los Angeles that resulted in the death of Gemmel Moore in Los Angeles and also the Lauren Smith Fields case in Connecticut. Oligarchy (control of government by monied interests) and white supremacy are one and… Read more »

Vigil held to honor Yao Pan Ma in East Harlem

Anti-Asian incidents in NYC increased by 343% to 133 in 2021 compared to 30 incidents the previous year By Anna Lucente SterlingManhattan PUBLISHED 4:00 PM ET Jan. 21, 2022 Dozens of people gathered on Friday morning in East Harlem to honor Yao Pan Ma, the 61-year-old man who died on New Year’s Eve from injuries… Read more »

Rest in Power Seanna Widjaja

220115 - Koreatown Stabbing

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a man who was trying to break up a fight outside a 7-Eleven convenience store in Koreatown in the early morning hours Saturday. Jan. 15, 2022. (ANG News) Los Angeles police reported Monday that Jose Garibay, Josue Alegria and… Read more »

Friends, officials gather to honor Times Square subway victim Michelle Go

NBC Michelle Go Vigil in NYC

Vigils and events also held in San Francisco and Fremont, CA “We always saw her as a rock who would drop everything for her friends,” one friend said. Jan. 19, 2022, 11:51 AM PST / Updated Jan. 19, 2022, 12:49 PM PSTBy Sakshi Venkatraman Times Square’s famous steps were lit up with candles Tuesday night to honor the… Read more »

Civil Rights Groups Decry China Initiative

Civil Rights Groups Decry The ChinaInitiative

Anti-Asian violence manifests in various forms in all sectors of the U.S., not only on the streets of the U.S. but in academia, among intellectuals as well. It was dramatically inflamed by Donald Trump but continues with the Cold War policies against China waged by the Biden Administration. The China Initiative has proven to be… Read more »

Asian woman pushed into oncoming NYC subway train & dies

Michelle Alyssa Go

AsAmNews Posted By Randall January 15, 2022 Police in New York are investigating the death of an Asian American woman pushed into an oncoming subway train, reports NBC New York. Authorities describe this as an “unprovoked attack.” It happened in Times Square near the 42nd and Broadway Street subway station. Investigators told ABC7 News paramedics… Read more »