(NEW YORK) — Vilma Kari was on her way to church in New York City on March 29 when a stranger knocked her on the ground and kicked her in the face, after yelling a racist slur and telling her she didn't belong. In the weeks since... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are slated to deliver remarks Thursday as Biden signs into law the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act that passed through Congress in an increasingly rare show of bipartisanship. Drafted in response to an alarming rise in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives gave final passage on Tuesday to the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, in response to the rise in violence against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The measure needed two-thirds of the chamber's support and passed in a 364-62 vote. The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives is poised to give final passage on Tuesday to the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, in response to the rise in violence against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The Senate, in an increasingly rare bipartisan effort, voted 94-1 last... Read More.
At the 2021 Oscars on Sunday night, Nomadland director Chloé Zhao became the first woman of color and the first woman of Asian descent to be nominated and to win Best Director. Her win comes as anti-Asian hate crimes are spiking in cities across the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted 94-1 in favor of an amended bill aimed at combatting the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. Sponsored by Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, the legislation takes relatively modest steps to equip law enforcement and communities to better deal with the rise... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — As the Senate prepares to take up her anti-Asian hate crime bill this week, Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, said Monday the bill represents a chance for lawmakers to "take a stand" against rising anti-Asian attacks. "At a time when the Asian America Pacific... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate will take its first step aimed at combating the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes Wednesday in what could prove to be an increasingly rare bipartisan Senate effort. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the Senate will vote Wednesday on whether to begin... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(CINCINNATI, Ohio) -- An Asian American veteran lifted his shirt and bared his military scars, declaring, "Is this patriot enough?" in a powerful speech to denounce hate against the Asian community.Lee Wong, a board... Read More.
By ARYANA AZARI, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Tennis star Naomi Osaka took to social media to condemn the recent anti-Asian violence in the United States."If people loved Asian people as much as they love bubble tea, anime, mochi,... Read More.