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
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.
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
A 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.
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