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Indian American/ South Asian American

Dec 30, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Muslim Woman Attacked in Hate Crime by Teens

Muslim Woman Attacked in Hate Crime by Teens

posted by Randall
Souad Kirama

Souad Kirama

Teenagers in New York are accused of spitting on a 51-year-old Muslim woman, hitting her on the head and calling her a “terrorist,” reports the NY Daily News.

Souad Kirama, who is described as a Muslim community activist, says she was enjoying a cup of coffee inside a Panera Bread when she was … Read more

Chinese American

Dec 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian American Fired for Racist Comment

Asian American Fired for Racist Comment

posted by Randall
Warren Chan

Warren Chan via Asian Community United Society

An Asian American political operative has been fired after leaving a racist comment about Blacks on Facebook.

According to Kings County Politics, Warren Chan was responding to a post by New York Assembly member Yuh-Line Niou about the overwhelming number of Blacks who voted for Doug Jones … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Former White Supremacist Joins Son of Hate Crime Victim

Former White Supremacist Joins Son of Hate Crime Victim

posted by Randall

White Supremacists clash with police at rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. By Evan Nesterak - via Wikimedia Commons

White Supremacists clash with police at rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August
By Evan Nesterak – via Wikimedia Commons


 
A former White supremacist and the son of a Sikh man killed in a shooting spree at the hands of another White supremacist shared their message of love to a crowd of 200 in Madison, … Read more

Blogs

Nov 30, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: Muslim American Leaders Condemn Trump’s Retweeting of Anti-Muslim Videos

Blog: Muslim American Leaders Condemn Trump’s Retweeting of Anti-Muslim Videos

posted by Randall
CAIR News Conference

Muslim leaders condemned Donald Trump’s retweeting of anti-Muslim video

 
When will Republicans stand up for American values and denounce the racism emanating out of the White House?

 

In reaction to Trump’s retweet of an anti-Muslim extremist, the Council of American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and … Read more

Community Issues

Connecticut School Cancels Muslim Speaker Due To Community Rage

posted by Tanvi Wattal

Bristol School SystemA middle school teacher in Bristol, Connecticut had arranged for a Muslim speaker to come into her World History class to talk about Islam. However, her plans were quickly derailed by community members emailing and calling her to express their concerns, some in a threatening manner.

Superintendent Susan Moreau took the decision to shut down … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 5, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Big-O-Tree Games Apologizes To The Chinese Community

Big-O-Tree Games Apologizes To The Chinese Community

posted by Tanvi Wattal

Dirty Chinese Restaurant
By Tanvil Wattal
AsAmNews Intern

A company which at first defended its upcoming video game against criticism that it was racist is now apologizing for it.

As AsAmNews reported last week, the company Big-O-Tree was promoting their latest project, Dirty Chinese Restaurant, when Twitter users noticed their game and condemned what they believed to … Read more

Asian Americans

Strong Opposition Against New Indie Game – Dirty Chinese Restaurant

posted by Tanvi Wattal

Big O Tree

By Tanvi Wattal
AsAmNews Intern

“To make the offbeat games we know you want to play, but you didn’t think anyone had the conjones to make”. This is the mission statement of Big-O-Tree Games. If you look closely enough, you may see that their logo resembles a Chinese man with exaggerated narrow eyes – a … Read more

Asian Americans

Sep 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sikh Politician Responds to Bigotry with Love

Sikh Politician Responds to Bigotry with Love

posted by Tanvi Wattal

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Photo from https://www.flickr.com/photos/ideas_dept/

By Tanvil Wattal
AsAmNews Intern

 

Acts of bigotry have taken the news by storm with events such as the White nationalist attack in Charlottesville. Canadian politician Jagmeet Singh was the target of such hatred during his campaign to head the New Democratic Party.
 
CNN reports that a women confronted him … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Jul 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Rise in ‘Bigoted Incivility’ – When Your Groceries Come With a Side of Hate

Rise in ‘Bigoted Incivility’ – When Your Groceries Come With a Side of Hate

posted by Randall

HateBy Peter Schurmann
New America Media
 
When Mohammad S. put in for a delivery with Instacart, the San Francisco company that allows users to order groceries online, the last thing he expected was that he’d become a target of hate. This explains his surprise when, after appearing at his door, the delivery woman immediately … Read more

Chinese American

Two Asian American Churches Hit by Racist Vandals

posted by Randall

Taiwanese Christian Church

Swastikas were etched into the glass of the Canaan Taiwanese Christian Church


 
A pastor of the Canaan Taiwanese Christian Church in San Jose found swastikas etched into the glass of his community center.
 
ABC7 News reports this is one of a number of incidents that have affected the mostly Chinese congregation at the … Read more

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