Are Hate Crimes against Asians on the Rise?

Irvine -- This evening's edition of "Subversity," a KUCI public affairs interview program, focuses on hate crimes. A report being presented today to Attorney General Janet Reno features Orange County hate crimes against Asians this past year, including t he well-publicized incident involving e-mail directed against Asian students on campus, and death threats made to Brian Chiu, a UCI graduate student and activist. Subversity airs this evening from 5-6 p.m. on KUCI, 88.9 FM in Orange County.

Among the guests on this evening's program is Michelle Cheng, a program assistant at the Asian Pacific American Legal Center in Los Angeles. The center is among the legal consortium that released today's report. Another guest is Brian Chiu, who recently appeared on the show speaking about the union drive among UCI graduate students.

Listeners can call the show and talk to the guest(s) at (714) 824-KUCI [5824].

Subversity tape archives is listed on the Web at E-mail: For more info, contact show host & interviewer Dan Tsang at (714) 824-4978.