Crimes targeting Asian Americans have risen dramatically since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Stop AAPI Hate, a coalition that tracks incidents of violence and harassment against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S., reported nearly 3,800 instances of discrimination against Asians in the past year. The actual number could be much higher.
Here's a collection of the conversations you can listen to or read to understand the uptick in violence against Asian Americans.
- N.Y. Rep. Grace Meng On Her Bill To Address Anti-Asian Hate Crimes
- Asian Americans Experience 'Far More' Hate Incidents Than Numbers Indicate
- The Rise In Anti-Asian Attacks During The COVID-19 Pandemic
- Stories Shed Light On Recent Attacks On Asian Americans
- Volunteers Walk With Chinatown Seniors In Oakland To Combat Anti-Asian Violence
- Anger And Fear As Asian American Seniors Targeted In Bay Area Attacks
- Unpacking The Surge In Violence Against Asian Americans
- Asian Americans Feel The Bite Of Prejudice During The COVID-19 Pandemic
- Asian Americans Are Blamed By Some For COVID-19 Outbreak
- As Coronavirus Spreads, Racism And Xenophobia Are Too