(NEW YORK) -- Stop AAPI Hate has become a leading force in tracking and addressing the rise in anti-Asian attacks in communities across the country. The leaders behind this group are taking to the California legislature to turn this community-driven effort into legislation with its... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. recognizes Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month amid a staggering rise in violence against this community, activist groups who have been devoted to stopping hate are reflecting and looking towards the future. "I have been doing... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- In the year since a gunman killed eight people at three Atlanta-based Asian-owned or operated spas, family members who lost a loved one say the pain is still fresh. Robert Peterson, whose mother, Yong Ae Yue, 63, was the last person killed in... Read More.
(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.