Man Charged in Seattle Anti-Asian Hate Crime

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Article Source: NBC News

  • Craig Day Milne has been charged with a felony hate crime after allegedly smashing the windows of a Wing Luke Asian American art and history museum in Seattle’s Chinatown-International district with a sledgehammer and issuing a racial slur.
  • Police response was delayed, leading to criticisms and concerns for the Asian American community’s safety.
  • Asian American leaders and residents have expressed fear for their community’s safety, citing both the museum incident and recent controversies involving police interactions with Asian Americans. There’s a sense that anti-Asian sentiment may continue to manifest as violence, with some attributing it to political rhetoric. However, the community has received an outpouring of support from various organizations and is uniting in response to the attack.  Read More

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