Now, I don’t know what the joint statement will trigger in reality, but I am pleased that is 26 more people in leadership positions who even thought about it. It would be great to follow up and see if there is action behind this statement.
A hate crimes bill to combat violence against Asian Americans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic passed the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly on Thursday, a rare bipartisan vote in the evenly divided chamber. The vote was 94-to-one, with Republican Sen. Josh Hawley the only no vote. “I cannot tell you how important this bill is […]
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C100 Presents: “We Rise Together: Stopping Anti-Asian Hate – A Special Town Hall” Featured Speakers: Juju Chang, Co-Anchor, ABC News Nightline (Moderator) Jonathan A. Greenblatt, CEO and National Director, ADL-Ambassador Gary Locke, Chairman-Elect, Committee of 100 Derrick Johnson, President and CEO, NAACP-Congresswoman Grace Meng, Representative (D-NY 6th District)-the Honorable Alex Padilla, U.S. Senator, California The […]
Learn about the relationship between politicians saying “Kungflu” and “China Flu” language to upticks in violence. Brian Levin, Director, Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism, California State University, Civil Rights Attorney
(CNN)The House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to pass legislation intended to counter a rise in anti-Asian hate crimes amid the coronavirus pandemic.The vote was 364-62 with 62 Republicans voting against it. President Joe Biden has voiced his support for the measure and now that it has passed the House, it will be cleared for his signature.The […]