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Indian American/ South Asian American

South Asian Americans Fear for their Safety

posted by Randall
Indian American leaders

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the Distinguished Indian Americans, in New York on September 27, 2014.

From Silicon Valley to New Jersey, concern is growing among South Asian Americans about their personal safety.

The growing climate of hate that some see as sweeping the country is definitely being noticed by Sikhs, Indian Americans, Muslims, … 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

Chinese American

Feb 2, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Hate Crimes Website Made in Response to Increase in Hate Attacks on Asian Americans

Hate Crimes Website Made in Response to Increase in Hate Attacks on Asian Americans

posted by Cathy Sun

hate crimesIn response to the uptick in hate crimes against Asian Americans, Karin Wang, spokeswoman for Los Angeles-based Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ), announced the launch of the website Standagainsthatred.org to document and track crimes.

“Our goal is not just to have a place where we can share stories, but also … give people advice about … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Covering Hate Crimes in an Increasingly Toxic Political World

Covering Hate Crimes in an Increasingly Toxic Political World

posted by Randall

Donald TrumpBy Hannah Esqueda
We-Ced/New American Media

Hate crime researchers are advising journalists to keep a close eye on the intersection of crime and hate speech in their communities.

“Research has shown that in the wake of a catalytic incident, such as 9/11, [it] can create a correlation of a spike in hate crimes,” said Brian … Read more

Community

Dec 20, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on False Reports of Hate Crimes Hurt Muslim Community

False Reports of Hate Crimes Hurt Muslim Community

posted by Cathy Sun

When Muslim teen Yasmin Seweid was charged with falsifying her report of an alleged hate crime last Wednesday, Muslims nationally were struck by how her arrest would affect their … Read more

Crime

Dec 11, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Muslim Officers Ask President-Elect Trump for Meeting

Muslim Officers Ask President-Elect Trump for Meeting

posted by Randall

NYPDA Muslim police hero with the New York Police Department who  saved a baby from a burning building two years ago is asking for a meeting with President-elect Trump.

Yahoo reports the request was inspired after that officer, Aml Elsokary, witnessed her son being shoved by a man who later threatened to cut off her … 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

Indian American/ South Asian American

Nov 15, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Hate Crimes Up. Civil Rights Groups Condemn Trump Appointment of White Nationalist

Hate Crimes Up. Civil Rights Groups Condemn Trump Appointment of White Nationalist

posted by Louis Chan

Hate Crimes
 
By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
A new report from the FBI shows 21 percent of the 1263 religious hate crime victims in 2015 were Muslim.

According to ABC News, that’s an increase of 67 percent.

The news came out on one day after President-elect Donald Trump appointed Steve Bannon, editor of … Read more

Blogs

Blog: Hate in Trump’s America

posted by Mandy Day

Trump Hate IncidentsBy Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer

A Muslim woman at San Diego State University is accosted, verbally abused, and has her car stolen by Trump supporters. An Asian American friend picks their child up early from school because the relentless bullying by children who support Donald Trump’s views on people of color became too much. … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Sep 10, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Sikh Project Photo Exhibit Launches in New York Sept 16

Sikh Project Photo Exhibit Launches in New York Sept 16

posted by Randall
By Ed Diokno
Sikh Project

ENTER HERE for a sampling of the The Sikh Project

The first-ever art exhibition exclusively featuring Sikh Americans will premiere in New York City on Friday, September 16.

The Sikh Project, features the work of acclaimed British photographers, Amit and Naroop, in coordination with the Sikh Coalition. It highlights nearly 40

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