For months, Asian-American community leaders in New York City have been worried about anti-Asian prejudice during the coronavirus epidemic that has claimed thousands of lives. As the city’s lockdown heads into its eighth week, fears of street harassment and violence persist, along with new ones about the underreporting of crime statistics, and what will happen when the city begins to reopen in the future.
As the pandemic continues, new fears arise about underreporting hate crimes and incidents of bias
Fears of street harassment and violence persist for Asian Americans in New York City. One woman in Brooklyn was hit over the head with an umbrella. A man waiting for the subway was […]