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Top Stories of 2017: Doctor who Tweeted about Incident with White Supremacists Hopeful for Change

posted by Gabi Wy
Dr. Esther Choo

Dr. Esther Choo

(Editor’s Note: AsAmNews continues its countdown of the top 5 stories of 2017. Story number three is an Asian American doctor’s experience with White supremacists.)

By Gabi Wy
AsAmNews Intern

After Charlottesville’s violent White supremacist protests in August, the country’s discussion of race and bigotry blew up, so Dr. Esther Choo … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Former White Supremacist Joins Son of Hate Crime Victim

Former White Supremacist Joins Son of Hate Crime Victim

posted by Randall

White Supremacists clash with police at rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. By Evan Nesterak - via Wikimedia Commons

White Supremacists clash with police at rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August
By Evan Nesterak – via Wikimedia Commons


 
A former White supremacist and the son of a Sikh man killed in a shooting spree at the hands of another White supremacist shared their message of love to a crowd of 200 in Madison, … Read more

Blogs

Nov 30, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Blog: Muslim American Leaders Condemn Trump’s Retweeting of Anti-Muslim Videos

Blog: Muslim American Leaders Condemn Trump’s Retweeting of Anti-Muslim Videos

posted by Randall
CAIR News Conference

Muslim leaders condemned Donald Trump’s retweeting of anti-Muslim video

 
When will Republicans stand up for American values and denounce the racism emanating out of the White House?

 

In reaction to Trump’s retweet of an anti-Muslim extremist, the Council of American Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Oct 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Two Indicted for Bacon Vandalism Incident at Islamic Center

Two Indicted for Bacon Vandalism Incident at Islamic Center

posted by Randall

Islamic Center VandalismTwo men accused of spraypainting profanity about Allah and leaving strips of bacon around the Islamic Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee have been indicted on vandalism charges, reports Newschannel 5.

According to a  federal grand jury indictment, 19-year-old Charles Dwight Stout, III, and 18-year-old Thomas Avery Gibbs both tried to conceal their identities.

The Huffington Read more

Chinese American

Chinese Americans to Stage Candlelight Vigil in Response to Charlottesville

posted by Louis Chan

Light Up the Night from Charlottesville to Chinatown, No Hate

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Asian Americans plan to light up the night in response to the recent incidents of hate in Charlottesville.

A candlelight vigil will be held just hours before a pro-Trump Patriot Prayer rally is planned in San Francisco on Saturday and another demonstration of White Supremacists in Berkeley on Sunday.… Read more

Blogs

Aug 23, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Can Hate Be Healed

Can Hate Be Healed

posted by Randall

Tim Zaal and Matthew Boger

By Katherine Kam
New America Media

Can hate be healed? The question has been central to Tim Zaal’s life.

When Zaal was 17, he and his friends went looking for a night-time brawl in West Hollywood. Near a crowded hangout called Oki Dogs on Santa Monica Boulevard, they spotted a group of young people and … Read more

Community

Aug 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Fifth Anniversary of Oak Creek Massacre Remembered

Fifth Anniversary of Oak Creek Massacre Remembered

posted by Louis Chan

Sikh Temple Shooting at Oak Creek, WI

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Pardeep Kaleka is looking towards tomorrow’s commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the Oak Creek Massacre at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin with both “relentless optimism” and understandably, a “bit of somberness.”

The youth who will receive scholarships give him hope for the future, but memories of his father … Read more

Campus

Jul 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on How a Professor Became the Target of Misdirected Hate

How a Professor Became the Target of Misdirected Hate

posted by Randall
Simran Jeet Singh

Simran Jeet Singh

The target of a news article from the conservative publication Campus Reform was subjected to online harassment after he was identified as the professor who flipped the bird to Trump tower.

The only problem-it wasn’t him, according to Chronicle.com

The article was prompted by the selection of Professor Simran Jeet Singh to … Read more

Blogs

May 5, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on The Unintended Consequences of Hate

The Unintended Consequences of Hate

posted by Randall
Anti-Hate rally in San Jose

Above: Assemblyman Ash Kalra (D – San Jose) speaks during a rally in San Jose organized in response to the growing climate of fear since Trump’s election.

By Hasan Zillur Rahim
New America Media

Commentary
 

This story was reported using data from ProPublica’s Documenting Hate Project. This project is collecting reports to create Read more

Campus

UPDATE: Student Identified in Racist Flyer Incident at University of Texas, Austin

posted by Louis Chan
University of Texas Austin Chinese Ethics Course

This flyer has been posted at numerous locations on the University of Texas, Austin campus

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A racist flyer being posted on the University of Texas, Austin campus is causing quite a stir.

The flyer titled “Ethical Lessons to Chinese” has triggered more than 100 complaints to the Campus Crisis … Read more

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