The NYPD arrested two anti-Asian hate crime suspects that same month.
OCA created a website back in the ‘90s where people can report if they experience or observe anti-Asian hate incidents.
Is it that people feel that, you know, they’re more vulnerable?”She hopes this data fills the gaps, so harassment that falls short of a police hate crime investigation can at least be tracked.
We’re the only store on that block that’s open right now and we happen to be an Asian restaurant.
Cassandra Basler’s story is the first of a three-part WSHU Series, “Virus of Hate,” reporting on anti-Asian racism in the age of COVID-19.