A multilingual survey of 2,000 Asian American and Pacific Islander voters found that the economy and jobs, terrorism and racial discrimination are their three most important issues entering the election.
Both terrorism and the economy ranked high in a recent poll of the general electorate as well by the … Read more
More than 100 students, faculty and staff attended an outdoor memorial service to remember Tarishi Jain, a 19-year old UC Berkeley student killed in the terrorist attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
KQED reports everyone from Chancellor Nicholas Dirks, Jain’s dorm roommate and friends and representatives from several campus organizations spoke.
Many in attendance held … Read more
The three students were from India and Bangladesh studying at two prestigious American universities, so it was not surprising that during … Read more
Students at UC Berkeley are mourning the death of one of their own in the terrorist attack in a restaurant in Dhaka, Bangladesh that left at least 22 people dead.
19-year-old student Tararishi Jain was spending the summer there for an internship on e-commerce and to visit her father who runs a business … Read more
By Ed Diokno
A Filipina American was the third American to die in last week’s Brussels attacks. Gail Minglana Martinez was traveling with her husband and four children when the blast claimed her life. It’s… Read more
A rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans in New York may be far worse than the numbers indicate, fear community leaders, elected officials and members of law enforcement who turned out for a recent community forum.
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.… Read more
The New York Daily News is reporting the FBI has issued an alert by an armed man with strong anti-Islam views headed to New York.
In a recent video on his Facebook page that has since been deleted, Jon Ritzheimer said “F–k you Muslims. We’re gonna stop at virtually every mosque along the … Read more
The only American known to have been killed in the terrorist attack that left at least 27 people dead in the West African country of Mali is remembered as a kind, often smiling friend, daughter, mother of a 7-year-old boy and former Peace Corp volunteer who was “something special.”
The life of 41-year-old … Read more