Early reports that building staffers watching the assault were security guards were incorrect, according to a person familiar with the incident.
US policymakers need to acknowledge that over-the-top language about China fuels fear and anxiety that spurs violence against Asian-Americans.
A New York man made hateful statements toward an Asian-American nurse and tried to force him off a subway train, police told NBC News. The incident comes as Asian-Americans around the country face increased hostility and misplaced blame for the coronavirus pandemic. NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating the […]
Democratic 2020 presidential nominee Andrew Yang often makes jokes about his Asian-American identity at rallies and debates. “The opposite of Donald Trump is an Asian man who likes maths!” he often says. “I’m Asian, so I know a lot of doctors,” he said at a recent debate. Not all Asian-Americans […]
The Department of Justice indicated that it supports a group of Asian American students who sued Harvard University over its admissions practices. The lawsuit alleges that a component of Harvard’s admissions process that takes into consideration an applicant’s ethnic background unfairly sidelines Asian students. Harvard has denied that claim. The […]
The Department of Justice is currently investigating admissions policies at Harvard to see whether they discriminate against Asian-Americans. The Asian-American Coalition for Education is arguing that affirmative action hurts Asian students’ chance at getting into Ivy League schools. We spoke with the head of that coalition, a student who feels […]
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