RABBIT RAMBLINGS: A wake up call

Uncertainty is an uncomfortable emotion and state of existing, and we’re living through such times, what with the outcome of the elections. But we have to go on living and going about our business in our usual ways. What were we thankful for at Thanksgiving time? The bountiful tables and cheery dinners were as good […]

San Francisco’s Japantown holds vigil against post-election hate

Two weeks after the election of Donald J. Trump as the next president of the United States, a crowd of about 500 people gathered at San Francisco Japantown’s Peace Plaza Nov. 22 to hold a candlelight vigil to express their unity with the groups affected by the hateful rhetoric that both the president-elect and his […]

Advocacy group calls for protection of mosques after derogatory letter

SAN JOSE — An Islamic advocacy group is calling on authorities to step up protection for mosques after a San Jose Islamic center received a derogatory letter in the mail this week. On the evening of Nov. 24, the Evergreen Islamic Center at 2486 Ruby Ave. received a letter, which addressed the center’s members as […]

S.F. Japantown gathering to address post-election climate of hate

To address the hateful rhetoric of the presidential election, and to show solidarity with segments of communities now being targeted nationwide by incidents of hate, the Bay Area Day of Remembrance Consortium and the San Francisco Japantown community will hold en event entitled “UNITED FOR COMPASSION: A Japantown Community Gathering” on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 6 […]

AAPI groups support Sikh community after Wis. shootings

Groups from across the nation have condemned the Aug. 5 shootings at a Sikh temple outside Milwaukee, and expressed their support for the community. The shootings left seven people dead, including the gunman, Wade Michael Page. Oak Creek Police Lt. Brian Murphy, who was shot several times, is among those who were injured. “The events […]

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