Tuesday 21st February 2017,

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Southeast Asian American

Asian American Family’s Home Vandalized with Racist Graffiti

posted by Randall

Minnesota graffiti
 

A Hmong American family in Minnesota heard a sudden knock on their door in the wee hours of Sunday morning.
 
It was their newspaper delivery person alerting them of a horrendous sight.
 
Someone had spray painted the words “chink” in large black letters across their garage door, reported CBS Minnesota
 
Their … Read more

Campus

Dorm Doors of Asian Students at Columbia Vandalized

posted by Randall

Columbia UniversityThe mere sight of a non-western Asian name apparently was enough to inspire a vandal to rip off name plates on dormitory doors at Columbia University.
 
The Bwog reports among the dorms hit have been EC and Shapiro, but there have been others as well. Both foreign students and Asian American students have been … Read more

Chinese American

Asian Americans form Coalition around Vandalism of Asian Restaurants

posted by Randall

Restaurant vandalized in Eugene, ORAsian Americans in Southern Oregon are expressing relief following an arrest for a string of vandalism incidents targeting Asian restaurants, reports KVAL.

Suspect Bernard Shifman appeared in court earlier this week, accused of throwing rocks at Jade Palace and Lotus Garden in Eugene and causing more than one thousand dollars in damage. In addition, Yi … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

WABC: Vandals Spray Paint Home of Indian American Candidate with Swastikas

posted by Randall

Graffiti at Peter Jacob home

Vandals spray painted swastikas on the back of Peter Jacob’s home

A congressional candidate in New Jersey is responding with love and defiance to racist messages spray painted on his home, reports WABC.
 
It’s the second time in a week such an incident has happened. Last week someone spray painted racist symbols on … Read more

Asian Americans

Racist Anti-Chinese Vandal Convicted in San Francisco

posted by Louis Chan

anti-chinese graffiti San Francisco
 
A man arrested in San Francisco this past fall for spraying racist graffiti on homes and public property in San Francisco has been convicted.
 
A jury today found John Schenone, 62, guilty of 13 misdemeanors, including seven counts of vandalism and six counts of a hate crime.
 
Police arrested Schenone after the … Read more

Community

SF Gate: Buddha Brings Tranquility to Oakland

posted by Randall

Oakland, CAA once trashy street in the city of Oakland, CA has been transformed to one of peace and tranquility. The SF Gate reports some believe the transformation dates back to the day someone left a two-foot high stone Buddha in the median of 11th Avenue and 19th Street in Oakland’s Eastlake neighborhood (file photo by … Read more

Asian Americans

Motor City Muckracker: Mural in Detroit of Vincent Chin Defaced

posted by Randall

Vincent ChinIn an apparent dispute among artists, a mural painted just this past June in Detroit honoring Asian American icon Vincent Chin has been defaced, reports Motor City Muckracker.

The mural is part of a community project designed to spruce up drab buildings with works of art.

Baltimore street artist Gaia painted his tribute to … Read more

Community Issues

Vancouver 24: South Asians push for charges to be pressed against urinator

posted by Randall

Komagata Maru monument urinationThe South Asian community in Canada is pushing for charges to be filed against a vandal caught urinating on Komagata Maru Memorial which preaches tolerance, reports Vancouver 24.

Vancouver police say the bar for criminal charges has not been met.

“The bylaw ticket wouldn’t be sufficient to show the South Asian community that this person … Read more

Community Issues

The Denver Channel.com: Vandals Target Buddhist Center

posted by Ariel Neidermeier

Denver Meditation CenterVandals targeted a meditation center in Denver last Thursday night. TheDenverChannel.com reports that vandals broke large slabs of brick and stole a 60-pound lion statue that had been at the center for generations.

According to Steven Roussel, a student and resident of the Kadampa Meditation Center, this crime does not just hurt the Buddhist … Read more

Top Story

SALDEF: Sikh Temple in California Vandalized with Hate Speech

posted by Randall

Sikh temple vandalism, RiversideRiverside County Sheriff Deputies are investigating the attack on a Sikh temple  by vandals overnight Sunday, according to the Sikh American Legal Defense & Educational Fund.

Someone sprayed the words “terrorists” in bold red paint across the side of the gurdwara.

“It is horrible to see an attack of hate on a place of worship … Read more

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