Washington, DC | www.adc.org | November 2, 2020 – Tomorrow morning the daughter of the late Alex Odeh, Ms. Helena Odeh, and Mr. Samer Khalaf, President of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), will testify at the parole hearing of Robert Manning, the primary suspect in the assassination of Mr. Odeh, ADC’s Southern California Regional Director. Mr. Odeh was murdered by a pipeRead more →
The OC Human Relations Commission released the 2019 Orange County Hate Crime Report on October 20, 2020. For the fifth consecutive year, the numbers of crimes and incidents increased. Hate crime was up 24% in 2019 over the previous year. A statement from OC Human Relations CEO, Alison Edwards, on the report: This week the Orange County Human Relations CommissionRead more →
Racism is wrong and those oppressed by it are not responsible for eradicating it.
Police brutality is wrong and those who are brutalized by it are not responsible for eradicating it.
Murder is wrong and the families who have lost loved ones are not responsible for eradicating it.Read more →
In California and across the country, lockdown protests have drawn a melting pot of participants, including peaceful activists such as the DeBows and militias such as the Boogaloo Boys, who have credos that call for civil war, said Brian Levin, professor of criminal justice and director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at Cal State San Bernardino.Read more →
There is a history of the lynching of black bodies by white people in the United States of America. There is a history of terrorizing black people with lynching and calling it justice.There is a history of vigilantism that was condoned and ignored by community leaders.There is a history – more than 4,400 lynchings of Black Americans from 1877-1950.
That history has not gone away.
Asian Americans in Action commends the cities of Irvine and Garden Grove for unanimously approving resolutions that denounce COVID-19 related hate crimes and incidents against Asian AmericansRead more →
The coronavirus has left tens of thousands of grief-stricken American families struggling to make sense of the seemingly random terror it inflicts, sickening many but only taking some lives.
But for many black families, mourning coronavirus deaths brings an added burden as they wonder whether racial bias may have played a role.