The family was on vacation at the time, but two of their pets were killed in the fire.
Friedmann pushed the door shut and spat in her face, court records said, "because he doesn't like Black people."
He ripped out the restaurant's computer terminals, smashed glassware, threw chairs and said, "We came to kill you! We will kill you!"
Spanish police are investigating the incident as a hate crime, said a spokesman at a press conference.
"Whatever the costs of speaking out, far greater was the cost of silence," this Muslim columnist says.
The alleged vandal reportedly used a kick scooter as his mode of transportation in the crimes and is facing 33 criminal charges in all.
"I targeted these people because I didn't like their political sign that they had in the window," Michael Frederick told a judge.
In his ruling, the judge spoke of "evidence" that lead him to believe the lawyers did speak to the brothers following the incident in 2019.
"These commonly discussed perceptions that the perpetrators of anti-Asian hate are mainly Black or African American are not accurate," Marita Etcubañez said.
A man in King County, Washington, was charged with two counts of a hate crime after he was accused of beating two women of color earlier in June. He posted bail after the first alleged attack and is accused of attacking a second less than a week later.
Burglary was the only crime that saw a decrease in the city in May.
Speaker Pelosi said on the House floor: "The COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill will strengthen our defenses against any anti-AAPI violence, speeding our response to hate crime."
Juan Olaya, a 41-year-old Texas man has been convicted and sentenced to 40 years in prison for his role in orchestrating a string of armed home invasion robberies targeting Asian Americans.
Two woman, aged 65 and 85, are in a stable condition after surgery following the attack in downtown San Francisco.
William Arnold Armendariz, 24, and Samuel Vasquez, 22, were charged on Monday for allegedly murdering 51-year-old Charles Neazer in Banning, California in 2015.
Officials warned Tuesday that Germany is experiencing a rise in far-right extremism, calling it "the biggest threat for our country."
The incident is being treated as a hate crime by the New York Police Department.
They were each charged with one count of interference with rights and with one count of attempted kidnapping. The father and son pair were also charged with brandishing a firearm.
Before passing legislation to curb hate crimes against Asian and Pacific Island Americans, Senate Democrats stopped Republicans from including discrimination against Asian Americans in college admissions.
The alleged incidents took place at a California park in Orange County, which has seen a tenfold increase in hate incident reports in 2020, according to Orange County Human Relations.
Amid a growing wave of anti-Asian discrimination and hate crimes, President Joe Biden has faced backlash from some in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community over what's been seen as a slow effort to bring AAPI voices into the White House.
A spokesperson for China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs described U.S. racism as "a systemic and persistent existence."
Over 1,800 volunteers have reportedly offered to escort Asian American pedestrians in New York City's Chinatown neighborhood amid a wave of anti-Asian hate crimes in the city.
The suspect was allegedly seen in a viral video kicking a 65-year-old woman in the stomach, and then repeatedly kicking her once she fell to the ground.
A recent attack on an Asian American woman, and the indifferent reaction of a nearby witness, is reminding many on social media of Kitty Genovese, a young woman who was killed in 1964.
He founded a Ku Klux Klan chapter in the Carolinas and also told jurors that he would kill more Jewish people if he got the chance.
The legislation is the first of its kind in Georgia, which until then was one of only four states still lacking such statutes despite more than a decade of advocacy.
The Democratic congresswoman discussed two pieces of proposed legislation that lawmakers are working to pass, which would establish systems to better identify and address hate crimes, on Sunday.
Hate crimes against Asian Americans increased by nearly 150 percent last year, a report has found.
Eight people, most of them Asian women, were shot dead at three massage parlors in Georgia on Tuesday