Stop Asian Hate

Senior San Diego man sentenced for battery, hate crime against Asian-American cop

By Gilda Balan, Correspondent SAN DIEGO — It is hard to let this hatemonger use his age as an excuse for committing an obvious hate crime, and against an officer of the law at that. A 68-year-old San Diego man…

SoCal man charged with hate crime for attacking Asian-American woman

By Gilda Balan, Correspondent CULVERT CITY — For punching an Asian-American woman in the head in Culver City while shouting racial slurs, Jesse Allen Lindsey, 37, was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 29. A report appearing in…

Group wants to fight hate, racism with affirmative action

By Gilda Balan, Correspondent LOS ANGELES  — As former First Lady Michelle Obama famously said, “When they go low, we go high.” The national coalition Stop AAPI Hate recently launched a multi-media storytelling campaign as part of the Asian American…

Asian students still face racism, harassment in US schools

By Gilda Balan, Correspondent What happened to the two sons of Hai Au Huynh may well represent the current state of racism and harassment faced by Asian American students. For months, the 45-year-old Texas mother had been trying to reach…

CA vs Hate hotline marks first year, cites gains, new initiatives

By Cesar Antonio Nucum Jr SAN FRANCISCO – More than a thousand acts of hate were reported to CA vs Hate during its first year and these connected hundreds of Californians supporting the campaign against hate.   Officials reported that during…

CA man sentenced to one year in prison for driving through Stop Asian Hate rally

By Gilda Balan, Correspondent SAN FRANCISCO – A 58-year-old man from Diamond Bar, CA, was sentenced to a year in prison after he pleaded guilty to driving through a Stop Asian Hate rally in 2021. Steve Lee Dominguez pleaded guilty…

3 Asian-American celebrities recall racist attacks

By Gilda Balan, Correspondent SAN FRANCISCO — Being a celebrity does not shield Asian-Americans from various kinds of racial attacks, ranging from verbal to physical. This was the case of the female stars of Teen Wolf, The Boys, and Fixer Upper: Welcome Home….

Asian hate crime incidents down in New York

By Gilda Balan, Correspondent NEW YORK — Asian hate crimes have gone down in New York, the Philippine consulate said last week. “Hate crimes” in general still occur but those targeting Asian immigrants have not only gone down, they are…

Asian Americans protest ‘unequal justice’ of Manhattan DA

By Gilda Balan, Correspondent NEW YORK CITY – Around 200 residents of New York City’s Chinatown recently demonstrated outside Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office to protest his prosecution of John and Maximillian Ong. The Ong brothers had been charged…

San Francisco man charged in hate-crime assault on several Asians

By Gilda P. Balan, Correspondent SAN FRANCISCO  —  For assaulting with a knife several young Chinese men last month, a resident of this city has been arrested and charged with a hate crime. San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins recently…