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California woman charged with hate crime against Black Amazon driver

Julie Walrand of Berekely, California (35) doesn't seem happy in this photo. That because it's a mugshot taken after she was arrested for committing a hate crime, battery, and false imprisonment against a Black delivery driver in April. Walrand and her boyfriend reportedly followed the Amazon driver because they thought he was speeding. — Read the rest
Tags: Amazon, Post, News, California, Hate Crimes, Black Amazon, Julie Walrand, Berekely California


Hate crimes in New York City spiked in the first few months of 2021, NYPD data shows

More than 200 people gathered on Washington Square Park to rally in support Asian community, against hate crime and white nationalism. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Hate crimes rose dramatically in New York City during the first quarter of 2021, police data shows. Anti-Asian incidents represented the highest number of hate crimes. There were 80 anti-Asian hate crimes between January 1 and April 4, 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hate crimes ...
Tags: News, New York City, Trends, Brooklyn, Wall Street Journal, New York Police Department, Journal, Hate Crimes, Washington Square Park, Dermot Shea, Sarah Al Arshani, Asian Hate Crimes Task Force, Lev Radin Pacific Press LightRocket, Getty Images Hate, Charles Fain Lehman, New Hate Crime Review Panel


Anti-Asian hate-crime bill passes Senate 94-1, with only Republican Sen. Josh Hawley voting against it

Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri. Erin Schaff/Pool via REUTERS Only one senator, Josh Hawley, voted against a bill addressing the spike in anti-Asian hate crimes. The bill would improve public reporting on anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic. The bill garnered bipartisan support and passed 94-1 on Thursday. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Senate on Thursday passed a bill addressing the rise in violence and discrimination against Asian American and Pacific...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, Congress, Senate, US, Trends, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, Missouri, Maine, Hawaii, House, Mitch McConnell


Senate overwhelmingly votes to advance bill on anti-Asian hate crimes in a rare bipartisan move

U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) speaks during a press conference on the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act at the U.S. Capitol on April 13, 2021. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Senate Republicans joined Democrats in voting to advance an anti-Asian hate crimes bill. Wednesday's move marked a rare bipartisan effort in an era of extreme political polarization. The bill addresses a rise in violence against the AAPI community during the COVID-19 pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page....
Tags: Transportation, Politics, News, Republicans, Congress, Senate, US, Alabama, Trends, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, Hawaii, Mitch McConnell, Department Of Justice


It can be easy to make a connection between anti-Asian and anti-Black violence - but comparing them only creates more division

Activists at a demonstration in Atlanta, Georgia in March, after shootings left eight people dead. Megan Varner/Getty Images As anti-Asian violence surges amid the pandemic, some have compared it to the Black Lives Matter movement. Katie Li, a second-generation Chinese American, writes that this 'rivalry' only reinforces the divide among people of color. Activists should stand in solidarity without comparing Asian hate crimes to anti-Black oppression, Li says. See more stories on...
Tags: Opinion, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Racism, Discrimination, Seattle, Black Lives Matter, Nordic, Hate Crimes, Atlanta Georgia, Li, AAPI, Vincent Chin, Katie Li


Nearly 2,000 New Yorkers have signed up to voluntarily escort Asian Americans to their destination amid hate crimes

Demonstrators march during a protest against Asian hate on Times Square in New York, the United States, March 20, 2021. Michael Nagle/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Michael Nagle via Getty Images About 1,800 New Yorkers are volunteering with SafeWalks to escort Asian Americans from a public area. The volunteers signed up in response to a surge in anti-Asian violence across both New York and the US. Most recently, a 65-year-old Asian woman on Monday was assaulted in broad daylight on a New York ...
Tags: New York, News, New York City, US, Trends, Atlanta, United States, Chinatown, Times Square, San Bernardino, Hate Crimes, Elliot, Pacific Islanders, California State University, Center for the Study of Hate, Woodstock Georgia


For VC Hans Tung, the personal becomes public in a growing campaign to ‘stop Asian hate’

Longtime venture capitalist Hans Tung is a big guy. His size might just be lifesaving. A first-generation Taiwanese-American who came to the U.S. and to L.A. specifically in 1984, it was a fraught time for the then 14-year-old. Two years earlier, a 27-year-old, Chinese-American draftsman named Vincent Chin was beaten to death in Detroit by a Chrysler plant supervisor and his stepson, a laid-off autoworker, who reportedly believed that Chin was of Japanese descent and were angry over the growing ...
Tags: TC, Japan, New York, Nbc, California, China, Boston, San Francisco, Tech, Venture Capital, Chrysler, Oakland, Naacp, Detroit, Black Lives Matter, Lightspeed Venture Partners


Asian American executives at DoorDash, YouTube, Facebook donated $10 million to support the AAPI community

Zoom CEO Eric Yuan joined hundreds of other Asian business executives to condemn AAPI violence. Kena Betancur/Getty Images Nearly 1,000 Asian-American business executives donated $10 million to ending anti-Asian hate. DoorDash founder Tony Xu, YouTube co-founder Steve Chen, and Zoom CEO Eric Yuan signed the letter. "We are tired of being treated as less than American," the business leaders wrote. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chief executives and other powerful Asian Ame...
Tags: Google, Verizon, Facebook, News, Microsoft, Youtube, Satya Nadella, US, Trends, Strategy, Atlanta, Joe Biden, United Nations, Silicon Valley, Associated Press, Biden


Men in 2 cities were charged with hate crimes for targeting people for their race as protests against anti-Asian violence ramp up across the country

People demonstrate against anti-Asian violence and racism on March 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Mario Tama/Getty Images Two men in separate cities were charged with hate crimes for anti-Asian incidents. The charges come as rallies pop up across the US to decry the rise in anti-Asian hate. The rallies come after eight people were killed in a shooting in Atlanta, six of whom were Asian women. See more stories on Insider's business page. Prosecutors in two major cities brought ...
Tags: Law, Abc, Office, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Young, Hate Crimes, Brown, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles California, Hamner, Seattle Times


Trevor Noah on Atlanta spa mass shooting: "Don't tell me this had nothing to do with race"

Trevor Noah tucks away all humor to respond to the messaging of the Atlanta massage spa shooter who killed eight people, including six who were of Asian descent. The shooter is claiming he is not a racist, but rather his killings were motivated by his sex addiction. — Read the rest
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6 of the 8 people killed in the Atlanta-area massage-parlor shootings were Asian women

Law enforcement personnel are seen outside a massage parlor where a person was shot and killed on March 16, 2021, in Atlanta. ELIJAH NOUVELAGE/AFP via Getty Images Six of the eight people shot dead Tuesday in and near Atlanta were Asian women, authorities say. As of early Wednesday, none had been named, but some details were available. A 21-year-old white man, Aaron Robert Long, has been arrested over the killings. See more stories on Insider's business page. The majority of those shot...
Tags: South Korea, News, Trends, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Cnn, News UK, Young, Hate Crimes, Atlanta Georgia, Cherokee County, Tom Porter, Atlanta Police Department, Asian Americans, Atlanta shootings, Aaron Robert Long


Biden denounced the attacks on Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, calling them ‘un-American’

President Joe Biden speaks on the anniversary of the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the East Room of the White House on March 11, 2021. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images President Biden in his prime-time address Thursday denounced attacks on Asian Americans. "It's wrong, it's un-American, and it must stop," Biden said in the address. Research showed a 150% increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Presid...
Tags: Politics, Cbs News, White House, China, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, News UK, Un, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, San Bernardino, Hate Crimes, California State University


‘We Cannot Tolerate Such Mindless Hatred’: Mayor Steinberg Says He’s Appalled By Surge In Anti-Asian Incidents

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg says he’s “appalled” by the recent spike in apparent hate crimes targeting Asians. Earlier this week, an Asian-American business owner reported finding a dead cat in the parking lot next to their butcher shop. Kelly Shum said they looked at security footage and noted that man who had bought some items at their store appeared to be the one to dump the mangled animal. Sacramento police confirmed that there was a report on file about the incid...
Tags: News, California, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Hate Crimes, Steinberg, Darrell Steinberg, Shum, Asian Pacific Islander, Sacramento News, Kelly Shum


‘We Cannot Tolerate Such Mindless Hatred’: Mayor Steinberg Appalled By Surge In Anti-Asian Incidents

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg says he’s “appalled” by the recent spike in apparent hate crimes targeting Asians. Earlier this week, an Asian-American business owner reported finding a dead cat in the parking lot next to their butcher shop. Kelly Shum said they looked at security footage and noted that man who had bought some items at their store appeared to be the one to dump the mangled animal. Sacramento police confirmed that there was a report on file about the incid...
Tags: News, California, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Hate Crimes, Steinberg, Darrell Steinberg, Shum, Asian Pacific Islander, Sacramento News, Kelly Shum


Two perspectives on Asian-American life that riff on fantasy and stereotype: "Interior Chinatown" & "Tiger Style!"

Hate crimes against Asian-Americans have been on the rise. "Some of these cases have made it to national news, but most haven't," wrote Anne Anlin Cheng in a recent op-ed for The New York Times. "The low profile of this wave of violence is a reminder of how racial violence goes unexamined when it doesn't fit neatly into the standard narrative of race in America." — Read the rest
Tags: Reviews, Audiobooks, Post, Books, Podcast, News, Book Reviews, America, Book Review, Asian, Chinese Culture, Chinese, Racism, New York Times, Plays, Asian American


Trump 'seemingly legitimizing' the rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans, according to a UN report

US President Donald Trump, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, holds a press conference on China on May 29, 2020, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Hate crimes against Asian-Americans have reached an "alarming level" amid the COVID-19 pandemic, United Nations officials said. In a report made public this week, UN officials expressed "serious concern over the rising wave of racist and xenophobic attacks," whey they said that Preside...
Tags: Politics, Senate, White House, China, US, Trends, United States, Arizona, United Nations, Un, Ohio, Fox News, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Wuhan, Trump


Smollett Case: Special Prosecutor Finds ‘Abuses of Discretion’

An investigation has found that the state’s attorney’s office did not violate the law in its handling of the case against the actor Jussie Smollett, but it cited substantial “operational failures.”
Tags: Television, News, Kim, Mark Geragos, Hate Crimes, Jussie Smollett, Foxx, Webb, Smollett, Dan K, Chicago (Ill, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Jussie (1983-


Virginia Man, Said to Be a Klan Leader, Gets 6 Years in Prison After Driving Into a Protest

Harry H. Rogers, who prosecutors say is an admitted K.K.K. leader, faces three additional counts of attempted malicious wounding, a felony.
Tags: News, Virginia, Harry, Rogers, Ku Klux Klan, Hate Crimes, Black Lives Matter Movement, Assaults, Richmond (Va, Hit-and-Run Drivers, K K K, Harry H Rogers, Virginia Man Said


Virginia Man Who Drove Into Protesters Gets 6 Years in Prison

Harry H. Rogers, who prosecutors say is an admitted K.K.K. leader, faces three additional counts of attempted malicious wounding, a felony.
Tags: News, Virginia, Harry, Rogers, Ku Klux Klan, Hate Crimes, Black Lives Matter Movement, Assaults, Richmond (Va, Hit-and-Run Drivers, K K K, Harry H Rogers


F.B.I. to Investigate Case of Black Man Pinned by White Man in Indiana

Vauhxx Booker said a group of white men surrounded him, pinned him against a tree and threatened to “get a noose” after he and his friends had gathered near Lake Monroe.
Tags: News, Indiana, Booker, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Hate Crimes, Black Lives Matter Movement, Assaults, Bloomington (Ind, Vauhxx Booker, Vauhxx


2 People Charged With Hate Crime After Black Lives Matter Mural Is Vandalized

If convicted, the two residents of Martinez, Calif., could face up to a year in jail, prosecutors say.
Tags: News, Nelson, Anderson, Vandalism, Hate Crimes, Black Lives Matter Movement, David Richard, Martinez (Calif, Murals, George Floyd Protests (2020, Nicole Claudia


Facebook Fails to Appease Organizers of Ad Boycott

Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s top executives, engaged in “spin” during a meeting over hate speech, civil rights groups said.
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, News, Social Media, Corporate Social Responsibility, Zuckerberg, Hate Crimes, Boycotts, Facebook Inc, Sandberg, Computers and the Internet, Advertising and Marketing, Mark E, Sheryl Sandberg Facebook, Sheryl K, Rumors and Misinformation, Civil Rights and Liberties


Life Without Parole for Detroit Man Who Killed 2 Gay Men and a Transgender Woman

The victims were part of what the Human Rights Campaign has called an “epidemic of violence” against L.G.B.T.Q. people in the United States.
Tags: News, Cameron, Davis, Murders, Hate Crimes, Robinson, Human Rights Campaign, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Worthy, Transgender and Transsexuals, Detroit (Mich, Timothy (d 2019, 2019 Murder, Blancher, Paris (d 2019, Alunte (d 2019


Facebook to Ban Network With ‘Boogaloo’ Ties

The social network said it was designating the antigovernment movement as a dangerous organization.
Tags: Facebook, News, Social Media, Hate Crimes, Boogaloo, Fringe Groups and Movements


Facebook Bans Network With ‘Boogaloo’ Ties

The social network said it was designating the antigovernment movement as a dangerous organization.
Tags: News, Social Media, Hate Crimes, Boogaloo, Fringe Groups and Movements, Facebook Bans Network With ` Boogaloo


Reddit's Steve Huffman on Banning ‘The_Donald’ Subreddit

Steve Huffman, Reddit’s co-founder and chief executive, says new rule changes will help the company fulfill its mission.
Tags: News, Social Media, Reddit, Steve Huffman, Trump, Hate Crimes, Huffman, Computers and the Internet, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Advertising and Marketing, Freedom of Speech and Expression, Reddit Inc, Steve (1983-


Reddit, Acting Against Hate Speech, Bans ‘The_Donald’ Subreddit

The influential pro-Trump community broke the rules on harassment and targeting, said Reddit, which also banned other groups.
Tags: News, Censorship, Social Media, Corporate Social Responsibility, Reddit, Black People, Trump, Hate Crimes, Huffman, Alexis, Computers and the Internet, Ohanian, United States Politics and Government, Cyberharassment, Rumors and Misinformation, Conservatism (US Politics


Virginia Sheriff Apologizes for Arrest of Black Pastor Who Called 911

The pastor, Leon K. McCray, had called to report that five white people were threatening him and taunting him with racial slurs at an apartment complex he owns. He ended up in custody.
Tags: News, Virginia, Black People, Police Brutality, Hate Crimes, Black Lives Matter Movement, McCray, Misconduct and Shootings, George Floyd Protests (2020, Leon K McCray, Leon K, Virginia Sheriff Apologizes for Arrest of Black




How Was My Son Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder Not a Hate Crime?

Georgia is one of four remaining states without a hate crime law. This must change.
Tags: News, Georgia, Hate Crimes, Your-feed-opinionvideo, Arbery, Ahmaud (1994-2020, Ahmaud Arbery