Friday 18th August 2017,

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Asian Americans

Cemetery Vandalized with Anti-Asian Graffiti

posted by Randall

Cemetary Vandalism Cypress Hills New York
Police in New York are on the lookout for three men suspected of both damaging and desecrating headstones at a cemetery in Brooklyn with anti-Asian graffiti, reports WABC.

Surveillance video released shows three men at the Cypress Hills Cemetery past midnight.

Authorities accuse the men of damaging some 40 headstones-knocking them over and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

The White Supremacists who Refused to Be Treated by An Asian American Doctor

posted by Randall
Trauma Team at UVA

A multicultural trauma team is on standby to treat the injured from violent protests by White nationalists

The violent protests by Nazi sympathizers and White supremacists this weekend in Virginia ended in three dead and a number of people injured.

Waiting to treat the injured was a multicultural trauma team at the University of Virginia.… Read more

Asian Americans

Survey: Asian American Millennials Don’t See Racism as a Top Three Issue

posted by Randall
anti-chinese graffiti San Francisco

This graffiti was plastered in parts of San Francisco in September 2015

Millennials are known to be the most diverse generations in U.S. history.

A new survey from GenForward, however, has found a sharp divide between Blacks, Latinx, Asians and Whites on issues, reported the Washington Post

The survey found on these issues, Asian Americans … Read more

Community Issues

Sen. Kamala Harris Denounces White Supremacists in Charlottesville

posted by Olivia Wolf

Kamala HarrisSen. Kamala Harris denounced the violence carried out by White supremacists in Virginia and criticized President Donald Trump for refusing to explicitly address the issue, reports The Huffington Post. She was one of many Asian American leaders who spoke out against the violence from the White nationalists.

On Saturday, a violent confrontation broke out … Read more

Chinese American

Racial Slur Scrawled on Vehicle by Graffiti Vandal

posted by Randall

Toronto Racist Graffiti
Wiley Ko has lived in Canada for 35 years.
Even after three decades and raising two Canadian children, that feeling of foreignness is hard to kick.
The Toronto man found racist graffiti with bold white lettering scrawled on his car.
The racist slur “ch*nk” along with the word “Go bak (sic) … Read more


Fifth Anniversary of Oak Creek Massacre Remembered

posted by Louis Chan

Sikh Temple Shooting at Oak Creek, WI

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Pardep 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

Japanese American

Bon Jovi Concert Hits Sour Note for Asian American Who Was Told “You Don’t Belong”

posted by Randall
Bon Jovi

Photo by Karina Brown

It’s the kind of comment so many Asian Americans and other people of color have heard.

Unfortunately, many have also received the same sort of dismissive reaction that Karina Brown received.

The Columbus, Ohio resident was celebrating her 45th birthday with a long time friend. It was the kind of thing … Read more

Chinese American

Two Arrested in Racist Vandalism Incidents

posted by Randall

SwastikaYou never want to see this, but the oppressed may have become the oppressor.

A second man has been charged following an incident in which a Wisconsin woman’s home was vandalized and her car painted with swastikas.

The Sheboygan Press reports John Yang faces a single felony county of damage to a property in Sheboygan, … Read more

Chinese American

Racist Graffiti at Community Center Targets Chinese

posted by Randall
West Vancouver Community Centre

West Vancouver Community Centre. Photo by Guilhem Vellut via Flickr Creative Commons

Racist graffiti is bad enough, but this is especially shocking.

Someone scrawled an anti-Chinese slur at the West Vancouver Community Center.

The North Shore News reports the slur was followed by the words “Deserve to die.”

That’s not even the most shocking part.… Read more

Being Hapa

Things Hapas Hear

posted by Sophia Whittemore

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern


Now, let me preface this by saying this is in no means a comprehensive list. I’m not pointing fingers, blaming anybody, or calling any specific person out. I’m simply saying that, as a multiracial person whose mom is also multiracial coming from Indonesia and a father from Minnesota, that … Read more


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