On February 25, 2022, fire destroyed 2 of the 6 buildings at Historic Wintersburg, and is now under investigation for possible arson. Republic Services, owners of the property, demolished both building several hours after the fire, destroying evidence for the investigation.
Axios.com Feb 5, 2022 – Politics & Policy Russell Contreras, Shawna Chen Black Americans remained the most targeted group in most cities, but anti-Asian American hate crimes increased 339% in 2021, the preliminary report found. Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City broke records with the number of hate crimes against Asian Americans, while […]
“A Mental Health Crisis is Not a Death Sentence” On December 30, PANA and Neighborhood Safety Companions (NSC) were not deterred by rain as they joined calls for justice in downtown L.A. on the one-year anniversary of Christian Hall’s murder by Pennsylvania State Police. Organized by Answer Coalition, Los Angeles, other attendees included Anti-Asian Violence […]
Through direct interaction with local seniors, small businesses, workers, street vendors, housed and un-housed neighbors, the NSC street-walk teams hold conversations about their efforts to combat Anti-Asian Violence. NSC also engages in mutual aid, distributing safety supplies (whistles, personal alarms, pepper spray) and personal health items (personal hygiene items, alcohol wipes, masks, socks, etc). […]
Biden may reject Trump’s hateful language, but he is continuing his predecessor’s dangerous “tough on China” approach. By Mae Ngai March 23, 2021 The Nation https://www.thenation.com/article/world/anti-asian-racism-china/ Biden may reject the hateful language of “China virus,” but he is extending the “tough on China” policy, which was the overall framework for so many of Trump’s racist […]
September, 2021: The staff, workers, customers and neighbors of Wi Spa have been subjected to racist violence and terror by far right extremists over the past few months. It is time the Asian communities recognized and supported Wi Spa. “When they (Proud Boys) come to protest, the police shut down this place for over 3 […]
New research from the University of Michigan offers insights into the location, nature and perpetrators of anti-Asian hate incidents that occurred in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. Available information suggests the perpetrators of anti-Asian hate incidents were predominantly male and disproportionately white. Among politicians who made stigmatizing statements and supported discriminatory policies and proposals, […]
This history of Anti-Asian legislation and violence from the U.S. Government has been integral to the history of the country. It includes racist targeting of intellectuals. The FBI wrongly accused my father of spying for China. Government has a role in anti-Asian violence. My dad’s wrongful prosecution is emblematic of anti-Asian violence by the U.S. […]
If we don’t understand the history of Asian exclusion, we cannot understand the racist hatred of the present. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/04/we-are-constantly-reproducing-anti-asian-racism/618647 April 21, 2021 Mae Ngai Asian American Studies and history professor at Columbia University Asiatic exclusion and Jim Crow segregation were two modes of racial management necessary for white supremacy after the Civil War, when the […]
By Zijia Eleanor Song and Noreen O’Donnell • Published April 15, 2021 • Updated on April 15, 2021 at 11:28 pm A recent survey from SurveyMonkey and AAPI Data shows that white supremacy harms people from all racial minorities. The survey finds elevated levels of experiences of hate crime and hate incidents across all communities […]
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/asian-americans-minneapolis-support-black-community-after-daunte-wright-s-n1264336 April 16, 2021, 1:45 PM PDT By Claire Wang PANA: Resistance to oppression is not new, neither is solidarity between Asian Americans and African Americans. Our solidarity is the power that will overthrow this system of white supremacist violence towards both of our peoples.
Seventy eight years ago today — also a Sunday — James Hatsuaki Wakasa was shot to death at 7:30 p.m. at Topaz, Utah, by a guard tower sentry. After we posted a story about the killing, titled “The Demolished Monument,” we received a letter from an 86-year-old Ohio reader who was a child at Topaz […]