Wednesday 23rd August 2017,

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Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Visits Manhattan Chinatown

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Visits Manhattan Chinatown

posted by ShirleyNLew

By Shirley L Ng
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao paid a visit to Manhattan’s Chinatown to celebrate Asian American heritage month with her father, Dr. James S.C. Chao, a US veteran.

Lion dancers and a local community band greeted Chao and her father  at their first stop, the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent’s Read more

Asian Americans

Apr 12, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Report Hate Crimes Here to Documenting Hate Project

Report Hate Crimes Here to Documenting Hate Project

posted by Louis Chan

Hate Reporting ProjectBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

AsAmNews is proud to be part of a joint effort between New America Media and Pro Publica to track the increasing number of hate crimes in the United States.

The Documenting Hate Project is an effort to confirm and verify the rise in hate incidents since the November election.… Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Dec 8, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on NAACP Speaks Out Against Spike in Hate Crimes Against Muslims & Blacks

NAACP Speaks Out Against Spike in Hate Crimes Against Muslims & Blacks

posted by Randall

SwastikaThe NAACP is condemning the recent spike in hate crimes against Muslims and Blacks following the election of Donald Trump.

In Minneola, east of New York City, racist sidewalk graffiti directed at Blacks and Muslims was found on the sidewalk.

The graffiti included swastikas and the statement “Make America White again.”

“The slogan “Make American … Read more

Asian Americans

Times Ledger: Spike in Hate Crimes against Asians in New York Could be Worse than Feared

posted by Randall

crimeA rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans in New York may be far worse than the numbers indicate, fear community leaders, elected officials and members of law enforcement who turned out for a recent community forum.

Bias crimes reported spiked from two in 2014 to 10 last year, but according to the Times Ledger,  Read more

Community Issues

Jul 7, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on CBS NY: Man Arrested Suspected in String of Attacks against Indian Americans

CBS NY: Man Arrested Suspected in String of Attacks against Indian Americans

posted by Randall

Rohit Patel

Police in North Brunswick, New Jersey say a man arrested in connection with the beating of a 57-year old Indian American man may also be connected to a string of other attacks against Indians, reports CBS NY.

Rohit Patel was beaten over the head and suffered broken teeth and needed stitches on his mouth … Read more

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