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
An Asian American political operative has been fired after leaving a racist comment about Blacks on Facebook.
A 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
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
By Tanvi Wattal
“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
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By Tanvil Wattal
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
By 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