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 »
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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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
SFChronicle.com Jade Le has lived in the Tenderloin for 11 years and loves her San Francisco neighborhood. But it’s now in the worst state that she’s ever seen, particularly in terms of safety. Le, who is Vietnamese and Chinese, said she was assaulted four times near her home during the pandemic — punched in the… Read more »
AsAmNews Posted By Randall August 4, 2022 The Justice Department announced the sentencing of Jose Gomez III to 25 years in state prison on hate crime charges for the stabbing of a father and his two children. Prosecutors contend Gomez stabbed the family in Midland, TX because he thought they were Chinese which he blamed… Read more »
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.
Like with Chin’s killing, recent anti-Asian hate crimes reflect a willingness to conflate individual Asian people and US tensions with Asian countries. As Americans — including politicians — looked for someone to hold responsible for Covid-19, Asian Americans were targeted given the virus’s origins in China. And since the US is now locked in economic competition with China, experts anticipate that anti-Asian sentiment will endure.