- Business Insider 00:39May 26, 2021Andrew Yang blasts 'racist' New York Daily News cartoon of him in Times Square, warning campaign rivals over anti-Asian sentimentEvelyn Yang, a Queens native, decried a "toxic narrative" of her husband being "not a real New Yorker ... somehow more foreign, less of this place."
< Politics, Elections, Andrew Yang, anti-asian violence, Evelyn Yang, Eric Adams, Scott Stringer, Cartoon >
- Business Insider 18:31May 22, 2021A Chinese-American civil rights group is suing Trump for $22.9m for calling COVID-19 the 'China Virus' and 'Kung Flu'. That's $1 for each Asian American and Pacific Islander living in the US.The Chinese American Civil Rights Coalition is suing Trump for defamation and infliction of emotional distress on Asian Americans.
< News, Politics, Donald Trump, AAPI, anti-Asian rhetoric, anti-asian violence, Chinese Americans, COVID, coronavirus, UK Weekend, News UK >
- New York Magazine 00:38May 12, 2021Death Penalty, Hate-Crime Charges Sought in Atlanta Spa ShootingsA prosecutor said she will seek hate-crime charges against Robert Aaron Long, alleging that some victims were targeted for being of Asian heritage.
< hate crimes, atlanta spa shootings, atlanta, anti-asian violence, crime >
- Business Insider 22:23April 22, 2021Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith missed vote on the anti-Asian hate crimes bill while attending Daunte Wright's funeralHundreds of mourners gathered in Minneapolis Thursday to remember the 20-year-old father, including Minnesota politicians and the Rev. Al Sharpton.
< Politics, Daunte wright, Funeral, Amy Klobuchar, Tina Smith, Senate, anti-asian violence >
- Business Insider 16:33April 10, 2021As a Korean national studying in the US, I've seen how racism in America affects Asians around the globeAs a Korean national studying in the US, I've seen how racism in America affects Asians around the globe.
< Opinion, News, Politics, Opinion, BI Commentary, InsiderAsia, Racism, anti-asian violence, Atlanta shooting >
- Business Insider 22:45April 7, 2021'Being Asian here is terrifying:' A Korean pro gamer describes the 'unspeakable' racism his team encounters every day in the USLee Eui-Seok, known as "Fearless" in the Overwatch League, said he and his Dallas Fuel teammates are threatened and verbally abused daily in Dallas.
< News, Entertainment, Video Games, INSIDER Data, Korea, anti-asian violence, Gaming, Overwatch League >
- Business Insider 16:05April 4, 2021GOP lawmakers stopped endorsing a congressional candidate who said Chinese immigrants aren't welcome 'at all'Sery Kim, who's Korean American, made anti-Asian remarks, saying Chinese immigrants "give us coronavirus" and "don't hold themselves accountable."
< Politics, News, Congress, Sery Kim, GOP, California, Texas, anti-asian violence, anti-Asian rhetoric >
- Business Insider 16:19April 3, 2021Nearly 2,000 New Yorkers have signed up to voluntarily escort Asian Americans to their destination amid hate crimes"We need to show our humanity. We can't let people hurt our seniors, our elders," volunteer Lisa Gold told Pix11 News.
< News, New York, Asian Americans, hate crimes, anti-asian violence >
- Business Insider 17:59March 30, 2021YouTube reportedly refused to take down a song about robbing homes in a 'Chinese neighborhood,' infuriating employeesIn an email to staff, YouTube said it kept up the video for artistic purposes and that deleting it would mean removing thousands of songs, Bloomberg reported.
< Tech Insider, News, YouTube, Google, anti-asian violence, YG, Music >
- Business Insider 19:09March 28, 2021'Is this patriot enough?' Asian-American Army veteran protests racism by displaying wounds from military service during a town hall meetingFootage of the moment shows Lee Wong unbuttoning his shirt while speaking about how tired he is of the Anti-Asian rhetoric he's witnessed in America.
< News, Military & Defense, UK Weekend, News UK, insider asia, anti-asian violence, military & defense >
- Business Insider 06:07March 28, 2021Men in 2 cities were charged with hate crimes for targeting people for their race as protests against anti-Asian violence ramp up across the countryProsecutors in San Francisco elevated what were initially misdemeanor charges against a 53-year-old man to felony assault and hate crime charges.
< Law, hate crimes, anti-asian violence >
- Business Insider 04:29March 27, 2021All 23 Democratic governors signed a letter condemning anti-Asian hate. Two Republicans joined them.More than 60 Democratic and Republican former officials signed a separate statement denouncing anti-Asian racism on Stop AAPI Hate's day of action.
< Asian Americans, anti-asian violence, Governors, Racism >
- Business Insider 13:17March 21, 2021A Texas GOP lawmaker refused to back down on lynching comments made during hearings on anti-Asian violenceRep. Chip Roy's claim of an old Texas saying about rope and "a tall oak tree" appears to be a lyric from a song by country star Toby Keith.
< Politics, Rep. Chip Roy, Lynchings, Hate Crime, anti-asian violence, UK Weekend, News UK >
- Business Insider 21:49March 18, 2021Teen Vogue's incoming editor-in-chief has resigned after old anti-Asian tweets sparked a staff backlashAlexi McCammond tweeted in 2011: "Now googling how to not wake up with swollen, asian eyes…," The Daily Beast reported.
< Media, News, Teen Vogue, Media, Magazines, anti-asian violence, Conde Nast, Racism >
- Business Insider 21:41March 18, 2021Republican lawmaker invokes a saying glorifying lynchings at congressional hearing about racist violence"There's old sayings in Texas about find all the rope in Texas and get a tall oak tree," Rep. Chip Roy said at the hearing about anti-Asian violence.
< Politics, News, Chip Roy, Racism, anti-asian violence, Congress >
- Business Insider 18:55March 18, 2021Rep. Grace Meng accuses Trump and Republicans of 'putting a bullseye on the back of Asian-Americans across this country'Meng grew emotional as she criticized Republicans for using inflammatory rhetoric about COVID-19 amid a sharp rise in anti-Asian violence.
< Politics, News, Grace Meng, Chip Roy, anti-asian violence >