Editor’s Note: This article has been updated from its original version to include the link to a GoFundMe created by Sham’s son.
An elderly Asian man succumbed to injuries from a hit-and-run incident in Fremont, Calif., late last month.
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.
When DC Comics released its first-ever action-packed and emotional 96-page anthology commemorating its Asian superheroes in May, I didn’t expect to see our elders kicking racists across the chest.
Featured in “DC Festival of Heroes” are 11 stories touching on topics that many Asian Americans, longtime fans or comic book rookies can relate to. Whether it’s a coming-of-age story for young heroes, diving into identity issues, feeling a need to assimilate, or dealing with microaggressions and racism, all touch on the importance of representation.
The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is now turning to the public for help locating a missing 79-year-old woman.
The details: Sende Li was last seen by her family last Saturday at around 10:45 a.m. in Meadowlawn Drive and West Fairmount Avenue in Pontiac, Mich., and failed to return home from grocery shopping, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office.
A man accused of stabbing an elderly Asian American woman in San Francisco has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder charges on Friday.
The charges: Defendant Daniel Cauich, 35, faces attempted murder, battery causing serious bodily injury and elder abuse for the unprovoked attack of a Chinese Vietnamese woman, Ahn “Peng” Taylor, 94, last week, reported KTVU.
A man who stabbed a 94-year-old Asian woman in broad daylight in San Francisco is now in police custody.
The stabbing: Authorities responded to a report of a stabbing on Post Street around 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, police said in a press release shared by San Francisco Mayor London Breed.
A man, 50, and a woman, 51, allegedly subjected an Asian man, 64, to verbal abuse and threats on Sunday evening after finding him sifting through garbage bins in Sydney, Australia.
The first attack: The incident, which happened at Trumper Park on Hampden Street in Paddington, caught the attention of Cocoa, 25, who went over to the scene after hearing racist slurs from his car, reported 7News.
A 70-year-old Filipino man said he was verbally and physically assaulted while walking in a park in Cerritos, Calif., with his wife earlier in June.
The attack: Cesar Echano was at the Cerritos Regional Park with his wife on June 5 when a white man in his 20s came up to them and started verbally harassing the couple, according to ABS-CBN News.
The NYPD arrested the 24-year-old man who punched an elderly Chinese American woman in Queens in an unprovoked attack on May 26.
The arrest: The suspect, identified as Christian Batista of Queens, was arrested on Monday morning, according to ABC New York. He has been charged with assault in the second and third degree.
A 67-year-old Asian grandmother was transported to the emergency room at Boston Medical Center after suffering from injuries during a violent robbery on May 23.
What happened: In a social media post, Instagram user annie_ihc, who goes by Annie, said the incident occurred at 10:18 p.m. around the corner of Washington and Northampton Street.
The San Francisco Police Department recently put out a public assistance notice looking for an 84-year-old woman who is “considered at risk due to her age and possible medical condition.”
Missing person details: Jean Chang Kan Fung was reported missing on May 28, after failing to return home to her residence at Richmond District from a walk, the SFPD said.
Authorities arrested three suspects connected to three separate robberies against elderly Asian people on the same day in San Francisco, the SFPD announced on Thursday.
The first incident: The SFPD responded to a call for an attempted robbery against a 68-year-old Asian man at a bus stop at Geary Boulevard and Fillmore Street in Japantown on May 14, according to CBS San Francisco.