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Collected Item: “Asian Americans Experience 'Far More' Hate Incidents Than Numbers Indicate”

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Asian Americans Experience 'Far More' Hate Incidents Than Numbers Indicate

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Stop AAPI Hate, a coalition aimed at addressing anti-Asian discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic, received more than 2,800 firsthand reports of anti-Asian hate, including physical and verbal assaults, between March 19 and Dec. 31, 2020. However, as this article explains, many more go unreported due to obstacles such as cultural and language barriers and a distrust of law enforcement. The article also argues that the surge in assaults are partially rooted in the anti-Asian rhetoric of the previous presidential administration throughout the pandemic.

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violence, AAPI, anti-Asian, advocacy, hate crime, xenophobia, Asian, Pacific Islander, rhetoric, hate speech, scapegoat

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https://www.npr.org/2021/03/11/975592502/asian-americans-experience-far-more-hate-incidents-than-numbers-indicate

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H. J. Mai

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2021-03-11
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