By Corky Lee
Special to AsAmNews
It started on Father’s Day in NYC Chinatown at First Chinese Baptist Church. I organized a free screening of Who Killed Vincent Chin? by Christine Choy & Renee Taijima.
Chin was beaten and killed with a baseball bat on the night of his bachelor party 35 years ago by … Read more
This month marks the 35th anniversary of the brutal murder of Detroit resident, and Chinese American, Vincent Chin.
There are many similarities in the ways communities rally together around social injustices today, as the Asian American community rallied around the death of Chin over thirty years ago.
On … Read more
A Japanese American widow who was cowered behind her 86-year old husband as sheriff deputies shot him in their home has filed a wrongful death suit against the Santa Clara County in California’s Silicon Valley.
In court papers obtained by AsAmNews, 90-year-old Harue Craig accuses Deputy Douglas Ulrich of using … Read more
On Sunday April 9, an Asian American passenger was forcibly removed from his seat, screaming and blood covered his face, by United Airlines at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. Since then, the whole world has witnessed the violence through the internet and is struggling to understand how United Airlines could use such force against … Read more
Three Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders knocked the White House for a loop when at the 11th hour, they succeeded in blocking the President’s travel ban from six mostly Muslim countries.
The orders by Judge Theodore Chuang from the district of Maryland and Derrick Watson from the district of Hawaii … Read more
Asian Americans Advancing Justice has launched a new website to track incidents of hate plaguing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Amidst the racially-charged atmosphere of today’s political climate, many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are fearful.
“While … Read more
By Ed Diokno
One of the hallmark’s of President Obama’s administration has been the rebirth of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice.
By Ed Diokno
Donald Trump’s presidential victory prompted demonstrations in dozens of U.S. cities, talk of California’s secession from the United States and a stirring of a movement to counter the growing anti-minority and anti-immigrant acts of his supporters from… Read more