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 »
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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.
Between March 2020 and March 2022, more than 11,400 hate incidents against Asian Americans have been reported across the United States…
If one is serious about putting an end to anti-Asian violence, they must advocate for solutions, not just reactions or “reporting.”
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 »
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.
Frank Shyong, March 22, 2022 William Yu, 46, is healing from the multiple stab wounds he suffered in Chinatown earlier this month at the hands of a random attacker. But the incident has already left scars on the way that he and his family see themselves, said his brother David. Now he cannot stop thinking… Read more »