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Asian Americans

Jul 21, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Diverse Cops Make the Difference in Policing Hate

Diverse Cops Make the Difference in Policing Hate

posted by Randall
Sgt Peter Shields

Sergeant Peter Shields leads the SFPD’s Hate Crimes Unit. Photo by Jenny Manrique

By Jenny Manrique
New America Media

Hate crimes are on the rise nationwide, including in San Francisco, where the city’s diversity also happens to be a hallmark of the San Francisco Police Department’s (SFPD) Hate Crimes Unit.

It’s one of just a … Read more

Community Issues

Jul 13, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Misinformed Perpetrators of Hate Crimes Fail to Anger Targets

Misinformed Perpetrators of Hate Crimes Fail to Anger Targets

posted by Olivia Wolf

Hate
 
Sometimes hate crimes fail to provoke the anger of their victims. This is especially true when perpetrators are ignorant or their targets’ beliefs and victims are unaware of the intended offense.
 
Shortly after moving to Floyds Knobs, Indiana, Zane Sharma’s son informed him that they had received a batch of cooked bacon in … Read more

Chinese American

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Visits Manhattan Chinatown

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao Visits Manhattan Chinatown

posted by ShirleyNLew

By Shirley L Ng
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao paid a visit to Manhattan’s Chinatown to celebrate Asian American heritage month with her father, Dr. James S.C. Chao, a US veteran.

Lion dancers and a local community band greeted Chao and her father  at their first stop, the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent’s Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Apr 27, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on South Asian Americans Fear for their Safety

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

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