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Feb 18, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Suspect Pleads not Guilty for Defacing Mosque Vandalism

Suspect Pleads not Guilty for Defacing Mosque Vandalism

posted by Randall

Islamic Center of DavisBy Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 
A woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with hate enhanced crimes for vandalizing a mosque in Davis, California and tying strips of bacon at the entrances.
 
Lauren Kirk-Coeho, 30, pleaded not guilty Feb. 17.
 

Kirk-Coehlo, was arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of breaking six of … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 17, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Trump inspires hate groups, says SPLC report

Trump inspires hate groups, says SPLC report

posted by Randall

Southern Poverty Law Center Year of Hate report

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

A year ago, the headline of the report on hate groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center read “Hate Groups on the Rise.” Sadly, this year’s report concludes that hate groups have risen for the second year in a row.

The rise in the number of hate groups … 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

Asian Americans

Nov 17, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Steve Bannon Says There Are Too Many Asians in Silicon Valley

Steve Bannon Says There Are Too Many Asians in Silicon Valley

posted by Randall
Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon

By Ed Diokno

 

The nomination of Steve Bannon as President-elect Donald Trump’s chief strategist might be more than a little worrisome to Asian Americans.
 
If you didn’t already know that Bannon is the CEO of a news website that celebrates the “glorious” history of the Confederate flag, and under whose leadership … Read more

Community Issues

Mar 14, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Report: U.S. Hate Groups Increase as Campaign Rhetoric Gets More Inciteful

Report: U.S. Hate Groups Increase as Campaign Rhetoric Gets More Inciteful

posted by Randall

Year in Hate & Extremism
 
By Ed Diokno

I never expected the election of Barack Obama as President to bring racial harmony to our country, but I also didn’t expect the vitriol of hatred that has arisen by putting an African American in the White House.

Seven years after Obama’s election, hate appears to be more intense than ever. 

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Indian American/ South Asian American

Feb 19, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Business Standard: Indian Workers exploited after Katrina win $14M in human trafficking case

Business Standard: Indian Workers exploited after Katrina win $14M in human trafficking case

posted by Randall

Hurricane KatrinaFive Indian men who say they were lured to the United States and forced to work under inhumane conditions have been awarded $14 million by a US court in a human trafficking case, reports the Business Standard.

A federal court jury in New Orleans found Alabama-based Signal International guilty of labor trafficking, fraud, racketeering … Read more

Blogs

Jan 29, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on FBI Urged To Pull Out of Event Sponsored by Hate Group

FBI Urged To Pull Out of Event Sponsored by Hate Group

posted by Randall

Act for AmericaWASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on the FBI to withdraw its representative from a February event in Texas sponsored by the anti-Muslim hate group ACT! for America and featuring notorious anti-Muslim conspiracy theorist John Guandolo, who claims the CIA director is a secret Muslim agent.

CAIR … Read more

Community Issues

Jun 6, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on SPLC: Anti-Muslim Hate Groups Disrupt Forum Set Up to Foster Understanding

SPLC: Anti-Muslim Hate Groups Disrupt Forum Set Up to Foster Understanding

posted by Randall

Muslim American ForumA forum set up to build bridges between the Muslim American community and the larger Tennessean community degenerated into a hate filled side show, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

The American Muslim Advisory Council organized the forum in response to the posting of a incendiary cartoon by a Coffee County, Tennessee commissioner … Read more

Politics

May 26, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Huffington Post: Accused White Supremacist Steps Down from Gov @NikkiHaley Reelection Campaign

Huffington Post: Accused White Supremacist Steps Down from Gov @NikkiHaley Reelection Campaign

posted by Randall

Nikki HaleyA man on South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s reelection campaign has stepped down following a week long firestorm in which he was accused of being a white supremacist, reports the Huffington Post.

Roan Garcia-Quintana is one of several dozen volunteers named as co-chairs of Haley’s campaign. Last week the Southern Poverty Law Center tied … Read more

Top Story

May 24, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Patch: Gov @NikkkHaley Stand Firms Behind Accused White Supremacist

Patch: Gov @NikkkHaley Stand Firms Behind Accused White Supremacist

posted by Randall

 

Nikki HaleySouth Carolina Governor Nikki Haley isn’t backing off from her support of Roan Garcia-Quintana’s, an accused white supremacist, named to be one of Haley’s many co-chairs of her re-election campaign, reports Patch.

Haley’s political director Tim Pearson says there are no plans by the Govenor to ask Garcia-Quinatana to step down.

“There is … Read more

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