Business Insider 12:22June 1, 2021 The bill mandates Illinois public schools to teach students about the "wrongful incarceration" and "heroic service" of Japanese Americans in WWII. The Illinois House and Senate passed a bill requiring schools to teach Asian American history < Politics, News UK, Asian American hate crimes, Asian Americans, Illinois, Racism > Business Insider 14:54May 26, 2021 The 'model minority' myth claims Asian Americans are overrepresented in the upper echelons. A closer look at the data shows a more complex picture. Asian Americans still aren't reaching the C-suite - and it all comes down to promotions. These 4 charts put the problem in perspective. < Strategy, Careers, Asian Americans, Executives, DEI, Model Minority, CEOs, C-Suite > Business Insider 22:01May 20, 2021 "Hate can be given no safe harbor in America," Biden said as he signed legislation to address the spike in anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic. Biden signs a bill to curb the recent rise in anti-Asian hate crimes, calling hate in the US an "ugly poison" < Politics, News, Joe Biden, Congress, Asian, Asian Americans, COVID-19, coronavirus > Business Insider 23:43May 18, 2021 "Congress has the Asian American community's back," Rep. Grace Meng, who led the bill, said on Tuesday. House passes bill to counter anti-Asian hate crimes, sending it to Biden's desk for his signature < Politics, News, Grace Meng, mazie hirono, Senate, House, Congress, Asian American hate crimes, Asian Americans, AAPI, Violence, hate crimes, Racism, Democrats, Republicans, Joe Biden > Business Insider 04:47May 5, 2021 The statistic was included in a report by the Reflective Democracy Campaign, which investigates diversity in elected leadership. Less than 1% of US elected leaders are Asian American, despite making up more than 6% of the US population < Politics, Joe Biden, mazie hirono, Kamala Harris, Mark Takano, judy chu, Grace Meng, Asian Americans, AAPI, VOC insider > Business Insider 21:32April 22, 2021 In a remarkable show of bipartisanship, the bill passed the Senate in a 94-1 vote. It addresses the spike in violence against Asian Americans. Anti-Asian hate crime bill passes Senate in a 94-1 vote, with only Republican Sen. Josh Hawley voting against it < Politics, News, Congress, Senate, Democrats, Republicans, hate crimes, COVID-19, Pandemic, coronavirus, Asian Americans, Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer, Josh Hawley > Huffington Post UK 08:00April 17, 2021 White People Keep Apologising To Me And It’s Exhausting < News, Personal, Racism, Asian Americans, Pacific Islander, personal, racism, asian-americans, pacific-islander > Business Insider 00:12April 15, 2021 Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer praised Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's cooperation as a "very good thing," saying: "I salute him for it." Senate overwhelmingly votes to advance bill on anti-Asian hate crimes in a rare bipartisan move < Politics, News, Discrimination, Asian Americans, hate crimes, COVID-19, coronavirus, Congress, Republicans, Democrats, Senate > Business Insider 17:33April 5, 2021 "This is the moment. But we have to use this moment very wisely," said Leong-Hong, chair of the DNC's AAPI caucus."We need to prioritize our demands." It is time America takes Asian American policy concerns seriously < Opinion, Politics, Opinion, BI Commentary, Politics, Asian Americans, Asian American hate crimes, Policy, AAPI > Business Insider 16:19April 3, 2021 "We need to show our humanity. We can't let people hurt our seniors, our elders," volunteer Lisa Gold told Pix11 News. Nearly 2,000 New Yorkers have signed up to voluntarily escort Asian Americans to their destination amid hate crimes < News, New York, Asian Americans, hate crimes, anti-asian violence > Business Insider 20:07March 30, 2021 Hate crimes against Asian-American have surged in the last year, and Garland said he wanted the Justice Department to "recommit" to combating hate. Attorney General Merrick Garland says the Justice Department will review how to tackle anti-Asian violence within 30 days < Politics, News, Speed, Politics, Asian American hate crimes, Asian Americans, Merrick Garland, Justice Department > New York Magazine 17:12March 30, 2021 Staff at an adjacent apartment building witnessed the assault, but did nothing to intervene. Video Shows Horrific Attack on Asian Woman in Midtown < crime, racism, asian americans > Business Insider 14:00March 27, 2021 Researchers said hate speech against Asian Americans grew during the pandemic, fueled in part by President Donald Trump. A new study has linked the rise in anti-Asian online hate speech with President Donald Trump's COVID-19 rhetoric < Tech Insider, Politics, Weekend BI UK, Anti-Defamation League, Hate, Harassment, Asian, Asian Americans, Donald Trump > Business Insider 04:29March 27, 2021 More than 60 Democratic and Republican former officials signed a separate statement denouncing anti-Asian racism on Stop AAPI Hate's day of action. All 23 Democratic governors signed a letter condemning anti-Asian hate. Two Republicans joined them. < Asian Americans, anti-asian violence, Governors, Racism > Business Insider 17:09March 26, 2021 US policymakers need to acknowledge that over-the-top language about China fuels fear and anxiety that spurs violence against Asian-Americans. Trump and Biden's anti-China foreign policy is fueling violence against Asian-Americans < Military & Defense Contributors, Military & Defense, Politics Contributors, Politics, Responsible Statecraft, News Contributor, Atlanta shooting, Asian-American, Asian American hate crimes, Asian Americans, Racism, China, Opinion, InsiderAsia > New York Magazine 03:38March 24, 2021 The senator issued an ultimatum to the White House, vowing to vote against cabinet nominees until Biden nominates an Asian American to the cabinet. Duckworth to Oppose Biden Nominees Until White House Boosts Asian Representation < politics, biden cabinet, tammy duckworth, mazie hirono, asian americans > New York Magazine 02:36March 22, 2021 Fed up with being attacked and ignored, Asian Americans in New York City rally for change. ‘It Is Time to Start Complaining’: Asian Americans Rally in NYC Against Hate < asian americans, hate crime, asian lives matter, paywall exclude > New York Magazine 01:24March 22, 2021 The suspect has been charged with murder as leaders call for solidarity with the Asian American community. Attacks on Atlanta-Area Spas Leave 8 Dead, Including 6 Asian Women: What We Know < mass shootings, atlanta, crime, asian americans, awful things, paywall exclude > New York Magazine 01:06March 22, 2021 Authorities have identified the eight people killed by a single gunman in Georgia, six of them Asian women. These Are the Victims of the Atlanta Spa Shootings < atlanta, asian americans, paywall exclude > Huffington Post UK 11:39March 19, 2021 The Racist Misogyny Of The Atlanta Spa Shootings < News, Society and Culture, Asian Americans, Atlanta, Temptation, Massage parlor, society-and-culture, asian-americans, atlanta, temptation, massage-parlor > Business Insider 22:08March 18, 2021 On Wednesday, Dimon sent an email to his 255,000 employees with the subject line, "Enough is enough." JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon's letter on anti-Asian hate is a great example of bold, anti-racist leadership < Strategy, Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan, Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion, Diversity, DEI, Anti-Racism, Asian American hate crimes, Asian Americans > Business Insider 20:42March 18, 2021 The spike in anti-Asian racism across the country over the past year adds to a long history of discrimination against Asians in the US. America has a long history of discriminating against Asians, once banning Chinese people from becoming US citizens for 60 years < Politics, News, analysis, Asian American hate crimes, Asian Americans, Atlanta, Donald Trump, COVID-19 > Business Insider 20:42March 18, 2021 A Republican invoked a saying glorifying lynchings, Democrats zeroed in on Trump, and witnesses discussed the US's history of scapegoating immigrants. 5 key moments from Congress' hearing about anti-Asian violence in the wake of the Atlanta shootings < Politics, News, Congress, Asian Americans, Atlanta, Grace Meng, Chip Roy, Joe Biden, jen psaki, White House > New York Magazine 17:01March 18, 2021 Asian spa workers speak. The Message From the Heart of the Atlanta Attacks: ‘America Is Getting Worse’ < atlanta, asian americans, crime, georgia, hate > Business Insider 21:05March 17, 2021 President Joe Biden last week denounced anti-Asian attacks and called them "un-American" during his first primetime address to the nation. 'Heartbroken': Democrats condemn hate against Asian Americans after deadly shooting in Atlanta < Politics, News, Kamala Harris, Democrats, Asian Americans, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden > New York Magazine 20:55March 17, 2021 Authorities have begun to identify the eight people killed by a single gunman in Georgia, six of them Asian women. These Are the Victims of the Atlanta Spa Shootings < atlanta, asian americans > Business Insider 19:04March 17, 2021 Diversity consultants suggest checking in, releasing a company statement, and working with employees to continue embracing Asian voices. How managers can support their Asian peers through the troubling increase in anti-Asian violence < Strategy, Nordic, DEI, Diversity and Inclusion, Asian Americans, Voices of Color, Management advice > Business Insider 14:19March 17, 2021 The women were killed in massage parlors in the Atlanta area, with four of them of Korean descent. The motive for the shootings remains unknown. 6 of the 8 people killed in the Atlanta massage parlor shootings were Asian women < News, Atlanta shootings, Asian Americans, hate crimes, News UK > Huffington Post UK 10:47March 17, 2021 At Least 8 Dead After Shootings At 3 Atlanta Massage Spas < News, Politics, Society and Culture, Crime and Justice, Asian Americans, Atlanta Police Department, Atlanta, society-and-culture, crime-and-justice, asian-americans, atlanta-police-department, atlanta > New York Magazine 04:00March 17, 2021 At least four of the victims were Asian women. It’s not yet clear if the shootings are linked. 7 Dead After Shootings at Multiple Spas in Metro Atlanta: Updates < mass shootings, atlanta, crime, asian americans, awful things > Business Insider 19:05March 14, 2021 Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on CNN praised Biden's denouncing attacks on Asian Americans, citing his own family's experiences with discrimination. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says more people should be 'speaking out' against hate crimes targeting Asian Americans < News, Larry Hogan, Maryland, Asian Americans, Joe Biden > Business Insider 18:46March 12, 2021 Anti-Asian American violence is on the rise, and Facebook's chief of diversity opines that unless we all work together, it will persist. Facebook Diversity Chief: It's time to go beyond awareness and take action to confront violence against Asian Americans < Opinion, Politics, Tech Insider, News, Opinion, BI Commentary, Asian Americans, Hate Crime, Pandemic, COVID-19, Racism, bigotry, Facebook > Business Insider 16:01March 12, 2021 Hate crime incidents against Asian Americans surged 150% during the pandemic, a trend which Biden said must stop. Biden denounced the attacks on Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, calling them ‘un-American’ < Politics, Joe Biden, hate crimes, Asian Americans, coronavirus pandemic, Donald Trump, News UK > Business Insider 17:02March 7, 2021 No matter how much "whitening" there is of Asian Americans, we will never have the same rights and privileges as white Americans. We are not a monolith: The spike in violence against Asian Americans shows the danger of the 'model minority' myth < Opinion, Politics, Life, News, Opinion, BI Commentary, Asian Americans, Discrimination, Race, Violence, Identity > Business Insider 01:18March 5, 2021 From fiction to memoirs, these books explore facets of Asian-American identity, from immigration to experiences with racism and xenophobia. 11 must-read books if you want to better understand the experiences of Asian-Americans < Education, Reviews, Education & Personal Development (Reviews), Features, Insider Reviews 2021, Asian Americans, Books, Education, Education & Personal Development > Huffington Post UK 17:42March 2, 2021 The Volunteers Escorting Elderly Asian People To Prevent Racist Attacks - A Minute Of Kindness < News, A Minute of Kindness (Video), News & Politics (Video), Society and Culture, China, Crime, elderly, Asian Americans, Northern California, Oakland, California, asian, society-and-culture, china, crime, asian-americans, northern-california, oakland-california, asian > New York Magazine 08:49February 27, 2021 The attack happened just days after city officials vowed to do more to protect Asian New Yorkers from racial targeting amid the pandemic. Random Stabbing of Asian NYC Man Results in Hate Crime Charges < crime, racism, hate crime, manhattan, new york city, asian americans > Business Insider 22:43February 22, 2021 Diversity consultants suggest checking in, releasing a company statement, and working with employees to continue embracing Asian voices. How managers can support their Asian peers through the troubling increase in anti-Asian violence < Strategy, Nordic, DEI, Diversity and Inclusion, Asian Americans, Voices of Color, Management advice > Mashable 03:12February 20, 2021 In addition to the trauma of the global pandemic, it's been a year of increased racist and violent rhetoric against Asian American communities across the country. After a series of horrific attacks around the turn of the new year in Oakland, California, and New York City's Chinatown neighborhoods, internet users are trying to help #StopAsianHate by donating to community organizations, supporting victims, and sharing stories that are typically silenced.
Celebrities and multinational corporations — from actors like Daniel Dae Kim and media behemoths like Netflix and Paramount — have also contributed to the #StopAsianHate and #StopAAPIHate hashtags, sharing useful Twitter threads and encouraging community members and victims to report instances of racism and violence, which tend to be underreported. Read more...More about Asian Americans, Pacific Islander, Social Good, Identities, and Activism How you can support the safety of Asian Americans with attacks on the rise < Asian Americans, Pacific Islander, Social Good, Identities, Activism > Mashable 03:12February 20, 2021 In addition to the trauma of the global pandemic, it's been a year of increased racist and violent rhetoric against Asian American communities across the country. After a series of horrific attacks around the turn of the new year in Oakland, California, and New York City's Chinatown neighborhoods, internet users are trying to help #StopAsianHate by donating to community organizations, supporting victims, and sharing stories that are typically silenced.
Celebrities and multinational corporations — from actors like Daniel Dae Kim and media behemoths like Netflix and Paramount — have also contributed to the #StopAsianHate and #StopAAPIHate hashtags, sharing useful Twitter threads and encouraging community members and victims to report instances of racism and violence, which tend to be underreported. Read more...More about Asian Americans, Pacific Islander, Social Good, Identities, and Activism How you can support the safety of Asian Americans with attacks on the rise < Asian Americans, Pacific Islander, Social Good, Identities, Activism >