By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Basketball star Jeremy Lin said he was called "coronavirus" on the court in a social media post in which he denounced racism against Asian Americans."Being an Asian American doesn't mean we don't experience... Read More.
By DEENA ZARU, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden signed an executive action Tuesday directing federal agencies to combat xenophobia against the Asian American Pacific Islander community, amid a rise in hate crimes and harassment over coronavirus' suspected origins in... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Priyanka Chopra Jonas is opening up about the racist bullying she endured while enrolled at an American high school. The actress reveals that the abuse and harassment was so severe, she returned to India when she was 15 years old. Speaking to
(LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) Ben Affleck revisited his "Bennifer" days and detailed the racism Jennifer Lopez endured during their brief engagement. Speaking Thursday to The Hollywood Reporter for its Awards Chatter podcast to promote his upcoming film The Way Back, the 48-year-old actor recalled the abuse tabloids hurled at Lopez when news broke of their romance. "There's... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(LEXINGTON, Va.) -- The superintendent of Virginia Military Institute has resigned after state officials alleged there's "ongoing structural racism" at the school.Retired Army Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III wrote Monday in his resignation letter... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Sesame Street gang is teaming up for a special aimed at teaching kids how they can stand up to racism in a new special airing on HBO Max and PBS Kids. The Power of We:... Read More.
BY: KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A New York state firefighter filed a discrimination lawsuit against the North Tonawanda Fire Department, saying he was bullied for his disability and harassed for making safety complaints against the department.North... Read More.
By MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Kim Klacik, who is vying to represent Maryland's 7th Congressional District, told The View on Friday that she finds President Donald Trump's leadership to be "the opposite of racism.""I find that... Read More.
BY: KARMA ALLEN(WASHINGTON) -- Milwaukee's outgoing health commissioner said she faced racism and received threats during her tenure -- events she said contributed to her decision to resign last week.Dr. Jeanette Kowalik said she received anti-Black and anti-immigration... Read More.
By DEVIN DWYER and JACQUELINE YOO, ABC News(FAIRFAX, Va.) -- The largest and most diverse public university in Virginia is overhauling how it handles issues of race on campus.After a summer of protests and public health crises, George... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A mother has designed a poster in hopes that it will help parents and teachers educate their children about racism.Taimani Reed of Portland, Oregon, is a photographer, brand designer and illustrator.... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- (NOTE LANGUAGE) In a new story in Men's Health, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II recalled a painful experience dealing with racism while he was a freshman at the University of California Berkeley. The Aquaman baddie and Watchmen Emmy nominee contributed his story to the magazine's report... Read More.