A street in Oakland, Calif.’s Chinatown saw two robberies in two consecutive days last week, stoking fears in a community that has suffered anti-Asian attacks for months.
July 15: The first incident, on the 200 block of 9th Street, occurred at 3:15 p.m. on July 15. Two male suspects targeted an Asian man in his 50s who was walking with a cane.
A dim sum restaurant in San Francisco’s Chinatown has fallen victim to two incidents of vandalism in a span of three days, raising costs for a business that has already been struggling to recover from COVID-19 losses.
What happened: Dim Sum Corner, located at the corner of Grant Avenue and California Street, was attacked twice last week — first last Thursday and again last Saturday. Both incidents were caught on surveillance videos.
Fashion Designer Prabal Gurung Responds to Backlash Over Photoshopped NY Chinatown Mural for Lenape People
Prabal Gurung, a New York-based Nepalese fashion designer, ignited backlash for photoshopping an AAPI-Indigenous solidarity mural in Chinatown for his new Resort 2022 collection.
The controversy: Gurung showcased the new dresses in his collection last week, Vogue reported.
A man who “specializes in killing Asian people” was arrested after attacking an Asian female police officer in San Francisco’s Chinatown on Friday.
What happened: The man came for the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) officer when she tried to detain him for his alleged claim.
Actor Danny Glover stood with the AAPI community and called for justice and action to be taken at a #StopAsianHate rally in New York City’s Chinatown.
The rally: Local healthcare union workers and Manhattan Chinatown residents rallied together in lieu of the anti-Asian violence on May 27.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated from its original version to include a GoFundMe to help with Mantakarn Seenin’s medical bills.
A Thai woman was punched and robbed in San Francisco on Tuesday morning.
A shop owner in San Francisco’s Chinatown was hit and pepper-sprayed by a teen she claims was out for revenge.
What happened: It all started when the male teen allegedly stole some iPhone cases from GoApple, a phone repair and accessories store on the 900 block of Grant Avenue last Saturday.
Police in Washington, D.C., are looking for two women who stole $10,000 worth of Gucci bags from a store in the district’s Chinatown last month.
Caught in the act: Security footage shows the women walking around the store on the 1000 block of I Street NW at about 2:30 p.m. on April 17, reported NBC Washington.
A prominent leader of Oakland’s Chinatown was attacked while running errands last week.
The incident took place in the 400 block of 8th St. at around 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, KPIX 5 reported.
With help from donors and volunteers, a bakery in New York City has distributed more than 70,000 free meals to seniors, the homeless and community members in Manhattan’s Chinatown in one year.
A Brooklyn woman accused of harassing and slapping an Asian woman two weeks ago in Manhattan’s Lower East Side near Chinatown has been arrested on Tuesday.
The incident: Cheyanne Taylor, 29, approached the 25-year-old victim at around 7:30 p.m. on April 7 as she was sitting outside an ice cream shop with a friend on Grand Street near Forsyth Street, New York Daily News reported.
A Chinatown restaurant owner in Chicago has been donating meals once a week to Asian seniors for over three months.
Jackson Chiu, who owns 312 Fish Market, has made a variety of dishes for these seniors, from California rolls to unagi don tamago. His restaurant “started with the idea to bring great quality fish to the local community,” according to its website.