The New York City Police Department is set to announce its formation of an Asian hate crime task force to investigate the rise of attacks against people of Asian descent since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
NYPD Chief of Detectives Rodney Harrison will make an announcement on the formation of the task force later Tuesday afternoon.
An Asian American woman who was filming a heated argument on NYC subway was in turn verbally attacked by a man.
Asian American Bar Association of New York has put together resources in reporting hate crimes.
Russell Jeung, a professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University, has launched a website that tracks coronavirus-related discrimination against the Asian and Pacific Islander community.