Rev. Jesse Jackson Joins Efforts To Stop Hate Crimes, Violence Against Asian-AmericansThe Rev. Jesse Jackson has joined the efforts to stop violence against Asian-Americans.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth Calls For 'Deeper Investigation' Into Hate Crimes Against Asian-AmericansU.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) on Sunday called on FBI Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General Merrick Garland to take a deep look at hate crimes against Asian-Americans.
Protesters Rally, March In Logan Square Against Hate Crimes Targeting Asian-Americans; Other Events Held Around CountryChicago's Asian-American community rallied Saturday against hate crimes they say have increased around the country.
Senator Duckworth Speaks At Judiciary Hearing Regarding Ongoing Discrimination And Violence Against Asian CommunitiesJust in the first two months of 2021, STOP AAPI HATE said Asian Americans reported being targeted at least 500 times.
Police Step Up Security In Chicago's Asian-American Communities After Shooting Rampage Near AtlantaChicago Police have stepped up security in Asian-American neighborhoods after the shooting rampage in the Atlanta area that killed eight people this week.
President Biden Says Racism And Attacks On Asian-Americans Must Stop; Chicago's Asian-American Community Leaders Encouraged By RemarksIn his address to the nation about the coronavirus pandemic Thursday evening, President Joe Biden touched on a sensitive and discriminatory aspect of the pandemic – the acts of racism, and some acts of violence, against Asian-Americans.
Asian Americans Push For Smithsonian Gallery Of Their OwnAsian Americans are the nation's fastest-growing minority and number about 20 million, or roughly 6% of the population. They come from more than 20 countries, with the largest populations from China, India, Vietnam, Philippines, Korea and Japan.
Justice Department Sides With Asian-Americans Suing Harvard Over Admissions PolicyBoth sides have an eye toward the Supreme Court, which first allowed for racial affirmative action in a landmark 1978 case.
Asian Americans Emerge On Chicago Political LandscapeFor the first time this November, an Asian American could be represented in office at every level from city alderman to Congress.
Study: Many Young Minority Voters Could Be Turned Away Due To ID LawsA sizable number of young minority voters could find themselves turned away from polling places in November because of new photo ID laws.
Asian Groups Fighting For Voice In Ward Remap ProcessAs the City Council prepares to redraw its ward boundaries according to the latest census numbers, Asian-American residents want to make sure their voices are not lost in the process.