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Japanese American Olympian Racially Harassed While Training in Orange

Sakura Kokumai, a Japanese American Olympic athlete, was verbally harassed while training at a park in Orange, CA.

The incident happened in Grijalva Park on April 1 when Kokumai, 28, was training for her upcoming karate competition at the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games in July, according to KTLA. Soon after, an unidentified man approached her and started hurling racial slurs at the athlete.

Yelp Makes it Easier to Support Struggling Asian-Owned Businesses During Pandemic, Rising Attacks

Yelp has launched a new category to help struggling businesses as anti-Asian attacks continue to rise amid the pandemic.

The company is partnering with Gold House, a nonprofit collective that promotes unity, representation and success among the Asian and Pacific Islander community, to let restaurants identify themselves as Asian-owned on their Yelp listings.