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Anti-Asian attacks surged in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic: NYPD

7 days ago   |   By New York Post

An NYPD's hate crime task force recorded 28 anti-Asian attacks last year - compared to two incidents in 2019, according to Deputy Inspector Stewart Loo.
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Decision to pull six Dr. Seuss books followed academic study accusing author...

Decision to pull six Dr. Seuss books followed academic study accusing author of racism, white supremacy

The decision to yank six Dr. Seuss books from publication Tuesday followed years of concerns over racist imagery - including an academic study that examined the characters in... Read more ...

Kyle Van Noy getting dumped by Dolphins in $51 million stunner

Kyle Van Noy getting dumped by Dolphins in $51 million stunner

The NFL has yet another surprise before the new league year officially begins. The Miami Dolphins are planning on cutting linebacker Kyle Van Noy, according to ESPN, in a... Read more ...

Urban League Sacramento President Cassandra Jennings reflects on life during...

Urban League Sacramento President Cassandra Jennings reflects on life during Civil Rights Movement

Greater Sacramento Urban League President and CEO Cassandra Jennings reflected on her upbringing in Williamston, North Carolina, and how growing up during segregation would... Read more ...

Supreme Court appears to favor upholding voting laws that lower court found...

Supreme Court appears to favor upholding voting laws that lower court found unfair to minorities

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Son accuses Terry Francona of ‘covering up' for Mickey Callaway as Indians...

Son accuses Terry Francona of ‘covering up' for Mickey Callaway as Indians drama spirals

Amid a detailed report from The Athletic outlining how Indians management must've known about the sexual harassment allegations the website brought to light against their... Read more ...

United Center to open more than 100,000 COVID-19 vaccination appointments...

United Center to open more than 100,000 COVID-19 vaccination appointments starting Thursday

CHICAGO - COVID-19 vaccination appointments at the United Center will open Thursday to all Illinois seniors. Beginning Thursday at 8:30 a.m., seniors, age 65 and over, can... Read more ...

LIVE: Lightfoot, Arwady issue update on COVID-19 in Chicago

LIVE: Lightfoot, Arwady issue update on COVID-19 in Chicago

CHICAGO - The City of Chicago is allowing bars and restaurants to expand their indoor seating capacity. On Tuesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office announced that effective... Read more ...

Frontline workers eligible for vaccinations Wednesday, people with health...

Frontline workers eligible for vaccinations Wednesday, people with health conditions in 3 weeks

A larger group of frontline essential workers was able roll up their sleeves for a coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday in Fayetteville, and even more will across the state by Wednesday. Read more ...

Reggae legend Bunny Wailer, Bob Marley's former bandmate, dead at 73

Reggae legend Bunny Wailer, Bob Marley's former bandmate, dead at 73

He was the last surviving original member of the Wailers after Marley died in 1981 and Peter Tosh was murdered in 1987. Read more ...

No fake Trump supporters or Antifa behind Capitol riot, FBI director...

No fake Trump supporters or Antifa behind Capitol riot, FBI director testifies - adds agency must GROW amid domestic terror threat

FBI Director Christopher Wray told the Senate the “domestic terrorism” at the heart of the US Capitol riot has been “metastasizing” for years, but there is no evidence of... Read more ...