SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., (KRON) — Asians of all ethnicities throughout the country are being blamed for the coronavirus and have seen a rise in hate crimes against them.
San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting spoke to KRON 4 about the rise of hate crimes against Asian-Americans.
“It’s absolutely getting physical.”Although no official data at this time, more people have come forward about experiencing hate crimes.
“If people are wondering could it happen here in San Francisco,” Ting said.
Assemblyman Ting encourages if you’ve experienced a hate crime to report it in an effort to keep track of incidents.