A 70-year-old woman is speaking from her bedside after being beaten brutally and even kicked in the head by multiple attackers, in broad daylight in San Francisco.
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.
Americans continue to wrongly blame people of Asian descent for the coronavirus, and a greater percentage are harboring distrust of their loyalties, according to a new report.
Lia Reichmann – July 31, 2022 A recent report from Stop AAPI Hate found that more than 11,400 hate incidents were reported against Asian Americans between March 2020 and March 2022. Two nonprofit organizations are stepping in to help provide legal assistance to anti-Asian hate crime victims. National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Founded in… Read more »
Asian Americans are the fastest-growing major racial or ethnic group in the United States. They are also the fastest – growing homeless population in San Francisco and LA. Homelessness is up 86% in LA’s Koreatown
Between March 2020 and March 2022, more than 11,400 hate incidents against Asian Americans have been reported across the United States…
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 »
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 »
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.
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.
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 »