Stop Asian Hate

Hate crime survivors backed, air appeal to community, gov’t

By Jun Nucum CITY OF CARSON — Survivors of anti-Asian hate crimes recounted their ordeal during a well attended symposium over the weekend at the Veterans Park in the City of Carson as they renewed their call to stop the…

Asian-Americans warned to brace for continued discrimination

By Gilda P. Balan, Correspondent SAN JOSE, California – Speakers at a recent conference warned the Asian-American community to brace not only more discrimination, but worsening acts of hate and violence against them. Panelists at the Committee of 100’s yearly…

‘CA vs Hate’ hotline launched to report, avert hate acts in California

By Claire Morales True and Jun Nucum SACRAMENTO, California – In response to a rise in hate crimes and at the start of Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Governor Gavin Newsom, along with the California Civil Rights Department (CRD), …

Teacher who used anti-Asian slurs reports back to classroom

By Gilda Balan, Correspondent WISCONSIN – One teacher’s idea of humor was not only considered not funny, his words had devastating effects on a minor of Asian descent. The Asian American community was angered when a school district in Wisconsin…

Filipino family in LA is latest victim of hate crime

By Gilda P. Balan, Correspondent LOS ANGELES – For Filipinos and Fil-Ams, Asian hate has been a reality that sometimes strikes close to home. This is the latest example. A Filipino family that was queueing in a drive through of…

87-year-old bear sprayed in Vancouver

By Gilda P. Balan, Correspondent   VANCOUVER — Examples of Asian-hate attacks are becoming more and more cruel, with the latest one taking place north of the border. Vancouver media reported late last month that a frail and elderly man…

FBI report on hate crimes still fails to show whole truth

By Gilda Pasion-Balan, Correspondent LOS ANGELES – Updated figures released last month by the FBI paint an even bleaker picture of hate crimes committed against Asians and Asian-Americans including Pacific Islanders than originally thought. Hate crimes against the community more…

Hate crimes in US hit record high in 2021 — FBI

By Gilda P. Balan, Correspondent LOS ANGELES – The number of hate crimes in the US rose dramatically in 2021, setting an all-time high of almost 11,000 incidents. So says an FBI annual hate crimes report. Worst of all, the…

Even San Francisco’s Chinatown not a safe haven against Asian hate

By Gilda P. Balan, Correspondent SAN FRANCISCO – A recent syndicated  story from ABC News Internet Ventures entitled ‘Anti-Asian racism still haunts San Francisco community’ relates the story of the Jeung family. Back in the late 1800s, the Jeungs were forced…