Monday 27th March 2017,

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Chinese American

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Bad Ass Asians

Asian Community Groups and NYPD Urge Hate Crimes To Be Reported

Asian Community Groups and NYPD Urge Hate Crimes To Be Reported

posted by ShirleyNLew

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By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

 
The NYC chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) and the Chinese Freemasons recently presented a hate crime forum at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in Manhattan’s Chinatown. The forum was held to address the growing concern of crimes against Asians and other people … Read more

Asian Americans

Times Ledger: Spike in Hate Crimes against Asians in New York Could be Worse than Feared

posted by Randall

crimeA 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.

Bias crimes reported spiked from two in 2014 to 10 last year, but according to the Times Ledger,  Read more

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