Over the past three years, the United States has seen a surge of anti-Asian hate crimes. A study from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism found a 150% increase in 2020 and a 169% increase during the first quarter of 2021. The FBI recorded 746 attacks against Asian people, a record for the group for a single year, up from 249 the previous year, a sharp spike. These hate crimes range from verbal abuse to violent attacks.
Get informed about anti-Asian attacks, about the organizations that are exposing and challenging discrimination and racist attacks, and what you can do to stop the hate.