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Virginia Community where Chinese Grandfather was Killed Terminates Security Company’s Contract

posted by Brittney Le
Johnathan Cromwell

Johnathan Cromwell

The Virginia community where a 60-year-old Chinese grandfather was shot and killed by a security guard  has terminated its contract with the security company who employed him, reports NBC News.

The River Walk Community Association ‘s decision to end its contract this Tuesday with Citywide Protection Services in Chesapeake, Virginia, came to … Read more

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Security Guard Charged with Murder of Chinese Grandfather

posted by Brittney Le
JianSheng Chen

JianSheng Chen

Authorities have charged Virginia security guard Johnathan Cromwell with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of murder in the death of a 60-year-old Chinese grandfather Jiansheng Chen,  reports 13News Now. Cromwell turned himself in to police Thursday afternoon.

Chen family attorney Greg Sandler said Chen went to the … Read more

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Roast of Chinese American Fire Chief Riles OCA

posted by Randall
Eugene Eng

Outgoing Key Port , NJ volunteer fire chief Eugene Eng is Offensive by the Police Chief dressed like a take out food container

The Organization of Chinese Americans is blasting as offensive the roast of a volunteer fire chief which included a  police chief wearing oversized glasses and a queue braid while dressed up as … Read more

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Blog: Asian American Conventions This Summer Should Reach Out to Heal Racial Divisions

posted by Randall

Brown & Black UnityBy Ed Diokno

The national convention for the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) kicks off today in Las Vegas.

On July 21, the Organization of Chinese Americans  (OCA) will meet for three days in New Jersey for its 43rd annual convention.

A couple of weeks later, the National Federation of Filipino … Read more

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New Jersey To Host Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) Annual Convention

New Jersey To Host Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) Annual Convention

posted by ShirleyNLew

By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

 

The profiling of Chinese Americans accused of providing sensitive information to China will be a major part of  of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) annual convention.

With over a hundred chapters, the 43 year old civil rights organization is expecting hundreds to attend the convention … Read more

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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

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Urges U.S. Attorney General to Investigate Racial Profiling

posted by Louis Chan

U.S. Commission on Civil RightsBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Martin Castro

Martin Castro
Chair, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights



The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has joined the calls asking Attorney General Loretta Lynch to launch an investigation into the suspected racial profiling of Chinese Americans.

The majority vote by the Commission follows similar pleas from the Congressional Asian Pacific Read more

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News 12: Missing Malaysian jetliner shakes up Asian American community

posted by Randall

Malaysian jetliner missingThe whereabouts of a Malaysian jetliner with 239 people on board remains a mystery.

ABC reports there’s some indication the jetliner may have made a U turn before disappearing.

Reports also indicate two of the passengers boarded with stolen passports.

Now the Los Angeles Times is reporting that a vessel may have found some suspicious … Read more

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Deadline: White House responds to “kill everyone in China” segment on Jimmy Kimmel

posted by Randall

Jimmy KimmelThe White House Friday night defended as free speech the “kill everyone in China” segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live, reports Deadline.
105,000 people signed a petition to the White House demanding an apology and that the show be cut.
In the round table discussion with children on the US debt to China, a six-year-old … Read more

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NW Asian Weekly: Coalition Backs Fired Asian American Police Chief

posted by Randall

Scales of justiceThe Asian Pacific Directors Coalition has voted to support fired Medina, Washington police chief Jeffrey Chen in his lawsuit against the city, reports NW Asian Weekly,

Chen has worked in the past with APDC to combat the problem of Asian and Pacific American street gangs in the 1990’s.

The former police chief alleges in … Read more

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