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    Dozens of activists rallied on Friday, June 17, standing beside members of a Filipino-American family who were the victims of an anti-Asian attack in May when a man in a Jeep bumped their vehicle as they waited in the drive-through of a McDonald’s in North Hollywood. The Roque family was surrounded by activists gathered outside a Van Nuys courthouse calling for justice to be brought against suspect, Nicholas Weber, who has been charged for assaulting the family’s father and mother who, along with their daughter, were getting fries at a McDonald’s on Victory Boulevard, on May 13. “We’re here to hold the government accountable for their lack of response and to demand that District Attorney George Gascon prosecute Nicholas Weber to the fullest extent of the law,” said Katie Joaquin, board president of the Filipino Migrant Center. The victims allege that the father suffered a broken rib and the mother was strangled but survived. In a video by their daughter, a man can be seen verbally attacking the family with racist language and motions mocking their Asian background. The District...
    (CNN)A 21-year-old Texas man pleaded guilty to federal hate crime charges after he brutally attacked and blamed an Asian family whom he believed to be Chinese for the Covid-19 pandemic, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Jose Gomez III saw a Burmese family with three young children enter a Sam's Club in Midland, Texas, on the evening of March 14, 2020, and, believing they were Chinese, followed them into the store, according to a criminal complaint.Gomez grabbed kitchen knives that were being sold at the store and attacked the family, slashing the father and a child who was then 6 years old, according to the complaint. He also stabbed an employee in the leg after he tried to intervene, the complaint added. She was attacked in the street for being Asian. Her community still lives in fearGomez later admitted to authorities he had attacked the family and that he targeted the father, who he believed to be Chinese, and "whoever I think came from the country who started spreading the disease around." He said that he intended to kill the father and also...
    (CNN)Yao Pan Ma, a 62-year-old Asian man who police said was bashed in the head in an unprovoked attack in East Harlem, New York, last April, died from his injuries eight months later on New Year's Eve, a family spokesperson told CNN Saturday. "The hospital called me on January 1 to let me know that he passed away at 10:30 p.m. on December 31," family spokesperson Karlin Chan said. "His wife didn't even get a chance to see him before he died because the hospital was short staffed due to the holidays and Covid-19." NYPD makes arrest in assault of 61-year-old Asian man Ma was collecting cans on a street corner on April 23 last year when Jarrod Powell, 50, allegedly approached him from behind, struck him in the back and then kicked him in the head multiple times as Ma laid on the ground, police said. Powell was arrested the following week and initially charged with attempted murder and two hate crime assault charges. The New York City Police Department announced Ma's death Saturday morning and deemed the April...
    avid_creative Police in Florida said Wade Anton, a tourist from Texas, hurled racial slurs at an Asian woman and her children. He also allegedly punched the woman's husband in the face multiple times. Anton, 54, has been arrested and charged with a hate-crime related battery. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A Texas man vacationing in Florida allegedly yelled racial slurs at an Asian woman and her children at a park on Thursday.  The man, identified by law enforcement as 54-year-old Wade Anton, has been arrested and charged with a hate-crime related battery, the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post.   Anton told the woman and her children to "go back where they came from," witnesses told officers. He also allegedly punched the woman's husband repeatedly in the face, the sheriff's office said. "The woman's husband says they were all initially separated by about 25 feet during the verbal argument, but Anton ran around the park railings and began punching him repeatedly," the sheriff's post reads. When the husband saw Anton coming toward him,...
    A Filipina-American mom who was kicked and curb stomped multiple times in Midtown Manhattan by a random man at the end of March reveals she has barely left her home since the attack but is speaking out to take a stand against Asian hate. Vilma Kari, 65, was on her way to church when she violently attacked by a man who yelled: 'F**k you, you don't belong here, you Asian'.  The brutal hate crime quickly went viral, especially after security guards in a nearby building were seen watching and doing nothing to intervene. Brandon Elliot has since been arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree assault as a hate crime and one count of first-degree attempted assault as a hate crime for the attack. Vilma told NBC Asian America she is still healing from her injuries, both physically and mentally. She revealed she has barely left her home after the assault as she and her family attempt to process the incident.  But finally, more than a month after the attack, the Kari family are ready to share ther experience to send a powerful message:...
    When she was growing up, Annie Tan only heard her cousin Vincent Chin's name twice. The first was when her brother, who was 22, wanted to go out to a bar with some friends one night. "My mom said, 'Don't go out so late and (get) killed like your cousin,'" said Tan, 31, who is now a special education teacher in New York City. The second time came while watching a documentary that featured Chin, who was killed by two White men in 1982. Tan's mother acknowledged that Chin was indeed her cousin and that his mother and her great aunt, Lily Chin, helped grow Asian American activism in the wake of her son's death. Tan was shocked but unsurprised that her parents kept this from her. "To my parents, it's more of an unsaid truth that this is a dangerous world," Tan said. Tan's story is a painful reminder that anti-Asian violence in America isn't new. While some parents have taken this moment to discuss racism with their children, experts believe many Asian immigrants may be hesitant to have those conversations because it...
    A Bay Area was shot 'through her right eye' last weekend in an incident that her family is calling a hate crime. The shooting comes as the United States grapples with a surge in anti-Asian violence, including a series of shootings in Atlanta that took the lives of eight people. Police have not confirmed that those shootings were hate crimes, but they haven't taken it off the table either.  Jessica Dimalanta, 19, of Vallejo, California was attending car stunt shows with four friends in San Francisco in the early morning hours of Sunday, March 21, when several suspects allegedly in a dark sedan opened fire on the grey Lexus she was riding in. Jessica Dimalanta, 19, is in the hospital after being shot 'through her right eye' after a car stunt show in San Francisco on March 21 A GoFundMe set up for Dimalanta's care reveals that she has been 'permanently impaired' after being shot while riding in a car Dimalanta and a 19-year-old male were hit, while the other three friends were spared as the suspects fled...
    (CNN)A 75-year-old Asian woman who was attacked in the street is taking the nearly $1 million donated for her medical bills and using it to combat racism, her family says. After Xiao Zhen Xie was punched in the face on March 17 in San Francisco in what police say was an unprovoked assault, she returned a punch of her own. "He bullies old people," Xie said in a video taken after the attack by CNN affiliate KPIX. "So I gave a punch." A 75-year-old Asian woman says she fought back after being attacked in San Francisco After the attack, Xie suffered two black eyes, a swollen wrist, and post-traumatic stress disorder that made her too scared to step outside of her home, according to a GoFundMe page set up by her family to raise money for medical bills. The GoFundMe raised more than $930,000 within a week of the attack. The original goal was $50,000. Now her family says Xie wants the money to go to the Asian American community to combat racism, saying the issue is bigger than her,...
    The waitress seen in a trending video kicking out a guest for racist remarks has spoken out about why she intervened. YouTube/ABC7 News Bay Area A California waitress has spoken about about a trending video, in which she was seen defending a family from a man yelling racist remarks. The waitress, Gennica Cochran, told ABC7 News she simply did "what anybody else should or would do in that situation." The man in the video has been identified as Michael Lofthouse, the CEO of an IT firm called Solid8, and he has apologized for his behavior in the video. Cochran told ABC7 she didn't believe him, and that his statement was "the standard issued apology that you get from racists." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The waitress who has been praised for kicking out a customer for his racist rant against an Asian family said she intervened in the situation because she didn't "have time for this." A video of the confrontation, which has circulated widely throughout social media, showed a white man sitting at a table...
    A waitress has received  $82,000 in tips from people around the world who have been left heartened after they saw her stand up to a racially abusive man inside her restaurant.    Gennica Cochran, a server at Lucia restaurant in Carmel Valley, California, escorted Michael Lofthouse, 37, out after he yelled 'Trump is going to f*** you' at an Asian family enjoying a meal out on Fourth of July. She was hailed an 'everyday hero' by people who have been donating money to the waitress on GoFundMe.  One page set-up to tip Cochran is titled 'A Big Tip for an Everyday Hero', and has already raised $65,000.  Two other GoFundMe accounts have raised an additional $15,000 collectively - and the money is still pouring in.  Cochran told KGO-TV that the money will allow her to pursue yoga teaching, and she is also trying to devise a way to send some of the money on to others in the service industry.    Gennica Cochran (pictured), a server at Lucia restaurant in Carmel Valley, escorted Michael Lofthouse, 37, out of the restaurant after he yelled...
    The Silicon Valley tech CEO caught in a racist rant against an Asian family on Saturday was charged with domestic assault and vandalism in 2016, DailyMail.com can reveal. Michael Lofthouse, 37, was filmed gesturing at Jordan Chan and her family in a Carmel Valley restaurant and saying 'Trump is gonna f**k you', 'you f***ers need to leave' and 'you f***ing Asian piece of s**t' before a server kicked him out. Lofthouse, the British-born CEO of Silicon Valley IT startup Solid8, doubled down on the racist abuse in social media messages after the incident, writing 'Leave our planet. Asian f**k. Come near me or my people and u r f***ing dead. Do not start. U f***ing piece of s**t.' On Tuesday he wrote a groveling apology in a statement to DailyMail.com, saying 'my behavior in the video is appalling' and adding that he wanted to 'deeply apologize' to the Chan family. But court records show the CEO has a history of trouble after facing charges in 2016 for domestic battery, vandalism and damaging a telephone or power line. Michael Lofthouse,...
    A Silicon Valley CEO was kicked out of a California restaurant on July 4 for hurling racist abuse at an Asian family and yelling 'Trump is going to f*** you'. Michael Lofthouse, the British CEO and founder of tech company Solid8, was caught on camera racially attacking Jordan Chan and her family when they were out celebrating a birthday at Bernardus Lodge and Spa's Lucia restaurant in Carmel Valley on Saturday. Shocking footage shows Lofthouse, who has been identified by multiple publications and on social media, shouting racist abuse at the diners from the table opposite. He calls the family a 'f***ing Asian piece of s**t' before an outraged restaurant worker steps in and tells him to 'get out'. The video was posted on social media Sunday and went viral after it was shared by pop star Kelly Clarkson. A Silicon Valley CEO was kicked out of a California restaurant on July 4 for hurling racist abuse at an Asian family and yelling 'Trump is going to f*** you'. He is pictured flipping the bird at the family (above)  Michael Lofthouse...
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