‘Alarming surge’ in anti-Asian violence across US terrifies community members

‘Alarming surge’ in anti-Asian violence across US terrifies community members

The Guardian

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Although it is difficult to prove recent incidents were fueled by bigotry, activists and community leaders say race has played a major role

As an increase in anti-Asian bigotry continues to sweep across America, politicians and community advocates have called for action to combat a disturbing surge in physical attacks and harassment.

During a press conference last week, top congressional Democrats condemned the increase and said much of the blame lies in former president Donald Trump’s racist rhetoric about Chinese persons and the coronavirus.

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