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By News Desk
Counterterrorism officials from the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State testified Thursday before the House Homeland Security Committee about the transnational threat posed by racially and ethnically motivated violent extremism.
By Karen Matthews, Associated Press
A 61-year-old Chinese American man was attacked by a man who kicked him repeatedly in the head in East Harlem, police said.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The measure passed Thursday would expedite the review of hate crimes and provide support for local law enforcement in response to thousands of reported violent incidents in the past year.
By Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Monday dared his colleagues in the Senate to vote against the Democratic-sponsored COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act he is sponsoring.
By Vignesh Ramachandran
Asian American businesses are dealing with the spate of hate crimes, adding to the pandemic’s already difficult economic crisis.
In our news wrap Wednesday, Pfizer said its COVID-19 vaccine can be administered safely to children as young as 12. The CDC said COVID was the third leading cause of death in the U.S. last year, and the global death…
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
A parolee convicted of killing his mother nearly two decades ago was arrested on charges including felony assault as a hate crime for attacking an Asian American woman near New York City’s Times Square.
By Kate Brumback, Associated Press
A man who survived the shooting that killed his wife at a Georgia massage business last week said police held him in handcuffs for four hours after the attack.
By PBS NewsHour
For more on the history of and recent rise in anti-Asian American racism and hate crimes, Oscar, Golden Globe, Emmy & Grammy-nominated comedian and actress Margaret Cho joins Hari Sreenivasan. She speaks about her own family’s experience with racism in…
By Jonathan Lemire, Jeff Amy, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
For Asian Americans, 2020 was a year of political success and newfound influence. But it was also a time of vulnerability to racist assaults.
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