A Chinese American WWII army veteran, who received the Congressional Gold Medal in 2019, recently passed away after succumbing to prostate cancer at the age of 96.
Standing tall: Fred Cheong Lee gave his service for the United States Army at a time when Chinese Americans were still being heavily discriminated against in the U.S., reported Stripes.
A viral video on Twitter shows an Oregon woman spewing anti-Asian comments at a couple, telling them to ‘go back to Philippines’ before dropping the N-word.
What happened: The video, posted by Twitter user @davenewworld_2 on July 13, starts off mid-argument between a white couple and the people filming the encounter.
A 61-year-old woman, whose family suffered during World War II due to their Japanese ancestry, became the first Asian American woman consecrated as a bishop in the Episcopal Church earlier this year.
Historic ordination: Rt. Rev. Diana Akiyama, ordained as the 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon on Jan. 30 in Portland, was elected out of four candidates during an online convention, according to Oregon Live.
A Portland man has agreed to participate in a restorative justice resolution instead of facing jail time for attacking an Asian American man in December 2020.
Daniel Hutchens, 38, pleaded guilty to a bias crime for assaulting an Asian American man at a Portland MAX stop last year, according to Oregon Live.
An Asian woman in Salem, Oregon was allegedly pushed and kicked by two men in an attack now under investigation as a possible hate crime.
The incident occurred near Willamette University, where the victim, 21, is studying, around noon on March 1.
A bar in Oregon has drawn backlash over its use of anti-Asian message on its electronic billboard.
The Trophy Club in Medford recently advertised its “China virus” hours on its marquee signage and it caught the attention of playwright and actor Ken Narasaki, reports AsAm News.
A man in Portland, Oregon has been charged with bias crimes after allegedly kicking and racially attacking an Asian American woman last week.
The incident, which left the victim with “some trouble walking,” occurred on a TriMet bus in the area of Southeast 52nd Avenue and Foster Road at 5:45 p.m. on Jan. 22.
A man in Portland, Oregon is facing bias crime charges after attacking an Afghan American store owner last Friday.
The incident, which was caught on camera, occurred inside the 68-year-old victim’s convenience store at a Chevron gas station in Southeast Portland.
A man in Portland, Oregon has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly punching an Asian American commuter earlier this month.
The incident, which was only announced last week, occurred while the victim was waiting at the train stop near North Interstate Avenue and North Lombard Street on Dec. 15.
A 30-year-old man has been charged in the fatal stabbing of an entrepreneur credited for popularizing kimchi in Portland, Oregon.
Matthew Choi, 33, co-founder of Choi’s Kimchi Co., succumbed to his wounds after officers responded to the attack in his apartment in the 300 block of Southeast 12th Ave., Buckman neighborhood on Oct. 25.
A man credited for popularizing kimchi in Portland, Oregon died after getting stabbed in his home over the weekend.
Matthew “Matt” Choi, 33, was found wounded in his apartment at 300 Southeast 12th Ave. in the Buckman neighborhood on Sunday morning.
A Republican candidate for state representative in Oregon received a shockingly racist hand-written note on one of his campaign letters in the lead-up to election day, according to KATU.
Justin Hwang, a Korean-American small business owner, had reportedly been sending out campaign letters to houses with “no soliciting” signs on them when he had one of them mailed back to him on the morning of Nov 2, 2018.