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I Guess "Coronavirus-Inspired Hate Crime" is Now a Thing
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Asian Man Assaulted, Told “Fuck You, Chinese Coronavirus”In New York, police have released surveillance footage of a teen who is wanted for attacking an Asian man in the Upper East Side in a coronavirus-inspired hate crime. The 59-year-old victim was walking in East Harlem on Tuesday […]

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Take the Pledge to Fight Back Against Xenophobia
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America No Appetite for Ignorance“Enough is enough! I pledge to stand up against the public stigmatization of Chinese and other populations that are suffering from harmful stereotypes in light of COVID-19 misinformation and rumors. I’m ready to support local Asian-owned businesses by patronizing them and sharing the facts about […]

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Pioneering Comedian Johnny Yune Dies at 84
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And Other Things to Know From Angry Asian America. Comedian Johnny Yune Dies at 84Pioneering Korean American comedian Johnny Yune, who performed standup on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson in 1970s and 80s nearly three dozen times, died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 84. His Hollywood credits included the feature film They Call […]

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Subway Passenger Sprays Asian Man in Possible Hate Crime
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America “You Better Move!”The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating a possible hate crime after a subway passenger was seen berating an Asian man before spraying him with air freshener. The video shows the altercation on the N train in Brooklyn, with the angry passenger yelling at the […]

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8Asians Interview: Rowena Chiu, Harvey Weinstein’s Former Assistant and Assault Victim, Speaks Out to the Asian American Community
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Back in September 2019, when I had first read about a ‘Rowena Chiu’ who had come out publicly to recount for the first time Harvey Weinstein’s attempt to sexually assault her, I immediately instant messaged my friend Rowena the article I had just read – not realizing that this ‘Rowena Chiu’ was her. When she […]

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They Call Us Bruce – Episode 90: They Call Us Coronavirus
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Jeff Yang and Phil Yu present an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America. What's up, podcast listeners? We've got another episode of our podcast They Call Us Bruce. (Almost) each week, my good friend, writer/columnist Jeff Yang and I host an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America, with a strong focus […]

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Angry Reader of the Week: Peter James Smith
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"For money, I'm mostly playing medical professionals on one of those TV shows you watch." Hello, good people of the internet. It is time, once again, to meet the Angry Reader of the Week, spotlighting you, the very special readers of this website. Over the years, I've been able to connect with a lot of […]

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College Administrator Placed on Leave for Defacing Mural
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Things to Know From Angry Asian America Bellevue College administrator placed on leave for altering display on Japanese American incarceration A Bellevue College vice president has been placed on administrative leave for altering a mural of two Japanese American children in a World War II incarceration camp by removing a reference to anti-Japanese agitation by […]

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