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CSUSB professor: ‘Don’t Let Someone Else’s Loneliness Spoil Your Own’
Psychology Today
May 31, 2021

Anthony Silard, associate professor of public administration, wrote a column, “Don’t Let Someone Else’s Loneliness Spoil Your Own,” for his blog, “The Art of Living Free.” He wrote, in part, “Whether loneliness generates more meaningful relationships or depression in your life depends entirely on your capacity to identify it as a wake-up call for change.”

Read the complete article at “Don’t Let Someone Else’s Loneliness Spoil Your Own.”

The CSUSB Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism’s latest research on hate crimes against Asian Americans was cited in the following:


Stopping the Hate
KFI Radio Los Angeles
May 30, 2021

A recent analysis of police department statistics in 16 of America's largest cities from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at Cal State University, San Bernardino shows the United States experienced a significant hike in anti-Asian hate crimes in the last year with New York and Los Angeles experiencing the most incidents.

To bring attention to this issue, KFI News presents “Stopping The Hate,” a look at the state of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Los Angeles County, and how members of the AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) community are working to encourage people to report hate incidents and hate crimes.


Illinois could be the first state to mandate Asian-American history in schools
Al Día
May 28, 2021

Illinois will soon become the first state to require schools to include an Asian-American history curriculum. The Teaching Equitable Asian American Community History (TEAACH) Act passed the Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday, April 14 with a vote of 98 to 13.

The bill was led by the Chicago branch of the advocacy group Asian Americans Advancing Justice, and supporters have been promoting the bill since early 2020. It didn’t gain enough momentum to reach the House, until after the deadly attacks on six Korean women in Atlanta in March. 

A recent report by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University San Bernardino, revealed that white hate crimes have decreased overall in the U.S., and anti-Asian hate crimes have risen by 145%


NYPD recommends hate crime charge against man accused of assaulting Asian woman in Chinatown
June 1, 2021

The New York Police Department recommended a hate crime charge against a man who punched a 55-year-old Asian woman in an unprovoked attack in Chinatown on Monday night, the NYPD said in a release.

The incident is part of a series of unprovoked attacks on older Asians over the past few months amid a rise in anti-Asian hatred. Reported hate crimes against Asians in 16 of the nation's largest cities and counties were up 164% since this time last year, according to a study from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at Cal State University San Bernardino.


Man arrested on hate crime charges after allegedly punching 55-year-old Asian woman
The Hill
June 1, 2021

A New York man was arrested Monday and is facing hate crime charges after allegedly punching a 55-year-old Asian woman.

The violent incident comes amid a spike in hate crimes against Asian Americans across the country. Data released earlier this year from the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism at California State University-San Bernardino found that such hate crimes rose by 169 percent in 15 major U.S. cities when comparing the first quarter of 2020 to the first quarter of 2021. 

The largest increase was found in New York, where hate crimes jumped by 223 percent.


Poll: More Americans find anti-Asian hate increasing 
Asian Journal
May 28, 2021

A majority of Americans across racial and ethnic groups believe that discrimination against Asian Americans has worsened over the past year, according to a new poll. A poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research released on Wednesday, May 26 highlights the increase in anti-Asian hate and violence as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Center for the Study of Hate in Extremism at Cal State San Bernardino reported a 164% overall increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans in 2021. In the first quarter of this year, anti-Asian crimes reported to police increased to 95 from the 36 reported crimes in 16 of the largest and most populated cities and counties in the country last year.

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