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Has Anti-Asian Hate Crime Really Decreased?

A new report from the California Department of Justice notes that hate crimes against Asian Americans have dramatically dropped since last year. But civil rights advocates say the data does not accurately reflect the threats the community continues to face.

Thousands March in Philadelphia Chinatown to Say ‘No Arena’

Over 3,000 people took to the streets of Philadelphia’s Chinatown this past Saturday to protest the proposed construction of a new basketball stadium.

Philadelphia Residents Protest Planned Basketball Arena in Historic Chinatown

Billionaire developers are threatening to destroy Philadelphia’s 152-year-old Chinatown, with a proposed basketball stadium.

US-China Tensions Bring on Fresh Wave of AAPI Xenophobia

AAPI community leaders are concerned that the tense US-China relationship, which has become more fraught in recent weeks over accusations of Chinese spying, has...

Historic! Biden Nominates Julie Su As Labor Secretary

Julie Su, the daughter of Chinese immigrants, has been nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as Labor Secretary.

Ohio Train Derailment Becomes Focus of Chinese Misinformation

The flood of histrionic messaging on Chinese social media around events in the US has left many Chinese Americans feeling frustrated and confused.

Fears of a Return to Chinese Exclusion Act as US-China Tensions Rise

Chinese living in the US are watching the deterioration of US-China relations with a mix of fear and, for some, cautious optimism.

7 Farmworkers Killed in Half Moon Bay Mass Shooting

BY AKEMI TAMANAHA/AsAmNews Police arrested Chunli Zhao, 66, in connection with two separate shootings Jan. 23 at farms in Half Moon Bay that killed seven...

New Tool Tracks Misinformation Targeting Chinese Americans

The website has already identified hundreds of misleading articles, a majority promoting extreme right-wing messages targeting Chinese speakers.

CA Senators Ask for $5 Million to Increase Pipeline of Asian Language Teachers

Asian Americans are the fastest growing population in CA, yet the state credentialed only 89 teachers who speak one of several Asian languages in the 2019-2020.

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