(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (SAN FRANCISCO) The San Francisco District Attorney's Office is investigating over a thousand potentially fraudulent lawsuits and demand letters targeting Chinatown merchants, KPIX 5 reports.
(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (SAN FRANCISCO) A 94-year-old Asian American woman was stabbed Wednesday in San Francisco, NBC Bay Area reported. The stabbing occurred around 10:15 a.m. along the 800 block of Post Street.
(Behrouz Mehri/Getty Images) (CLEVELAND)Asian Services in Action has been providing social and health services to Asian-Americans and Pacific Islander communities in Northeast Ohio since 1995, but the agency has recently redoubled its focus of bringing COVID-19 vaccines to AAPI communities with vaccine clinics.
(Courtesy of Cleveland Metroparks) (CLEVELAND) The Asian Lantern Festival is the latest event to set in-person dates in Cleveland to take advantage of Ohio's recently lifted of COVID-19 health orders, with organizers announcing that it will return on July 14 to light up the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
(Spencer Platt/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) An Asian food delivery worker was stabbed in the back by a bicyclist on Monday, in what police believe may be a hate crime, the New York Daily News reported.
Metro Detroit journalist jailed in Myanmar, his family and Michigan political leaders work to get him released
(DETROIT) Michigan political leaders and the family of Danny Fenster, a journalist from Metro Detroit, are trying to bring him back home after he was detained in militarily-ruled Myanmar last week, WXYZ Detroit reports.
(San Francisco Police Department) (SAN FRANCISCO) The San Francisco Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a missing elderly woman. Jean Chang Kan Fung, 84, has been missing since May 28. She has not returned to her home in the city's Richmond District after going out for a walk.
(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (SAN FRANCISCO) Officials at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital on Thursday confirmed that two Asian American staff members were assaulted Monday in an alleged racially motivated attack.
(Ethan Miller/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) The New York Daily News altered its cartoon of the New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang to make his eyes look larger after facing backlash from the Asian American community, NBC News reported Thursday.
(Raymond Boyd/Getty Images) (QUEENS, N.Y.) A 75-year-old Asian woman was struck in the face unexpectedly on Wednesday in Queens, according to ABC 7 NY. The New York City Police Department said the woman was walking along 57th Avenue near 97th Place in the Corona section of the borough when an unidentified suspect hit her on the head.
(WASHINGTON) Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday asserted vindication for his claim that the coronavirus originated in a lab in Wuhan, China, and defended using the term ‘Chinese virus,’ which has been attributed in part to the surge in hate crimes against Asian Americans across the U.S.
(Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) The wife of New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang criticized a New York Daily News’ cartoon showing her husband as a tourist, calling it a “racist disfiguration.”
(NEW YORK) Former President Donald Trump has been sued by a civil rights group for calling COVID-19 the “China virus” last year, allegedly fueling the surge in anti-Asian hate crimes across the U.S., The Hill reported Friday.
(Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) President Joe Biden is expected to sign legislation on Thursday that will aim to combat a spike in hate crimes against the Asian American community, according to CBS News.
(NEW YORK) Police are searching for a man responsible for the brutal attack of an Asian American man in Manhattan on Tuesday morning. According to ABC 7 NY, the incident took place on West 43rd Street and 11th Avenue, when the suspect approached the 48-year-old victim who was walking down the street and began punching him.
(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (BAILEY, Colo.) The FBI announced it is investigating the 2017 death of an Asian American Colorado teen as a possible hate crime, according to The Associated Press.
(SAN FRANCISCO) Several bystanders intervened during an assault and attempted robbery of a 77-year-old Asian American woman in San Francisco's Japantown on Tuesday, KPIX 5 reported.
(Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images) (DETROIT) This month, the Detroit Institute of Arts is celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with multiple virtual events and performances, the Detroit Metro Times reports.
(Megan Varner/Getty Images) (ATLANTA) A prosecutor said Tuesday that she will seek hate crime charges and the death penalty against the man accused of killing eight people – six of them women of Asian descent – in shootings at three Atlanta-area massage businesses, The Associated Press reported.