Girlfriend: Dallas shooting suspect feared Asian Americans

DALLAS — The girlfriend of a man arrested May 17 in a shooting that wounded three women of Asian descent in a hair salon in Dallas’ Koreatown told police that he has delusions that Asian Americans are trying to harm him, an arrest warrant affidavit states. Jeremy Smith faces three charges of aggravated assault with […]

Violence against Asians decried on spa shootings anniversary

ATLANTA — A year after the fatal shootings at three Georgia massage businesses, crowds gathered at rallies across the country March 16 to remember the victims and denounce anti-Asian violence that has risen sharply in recent years. Six women of Asian descent were among the eight people killed in and near Atlanta on March 16, […]

S.F. District Attorney holds summit to address anti-AAPI violence

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin hosted a virtual summit on May 14 highlighting the rash of violence and racism against the Asian American Pacific Islander community and discussing solutions to it. The summit featured two panels of community activists within the San Francisco’s AAPI community and a discussion between Boudin and California Supreme Court […]