Tackling the Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Soaring Across America

As anti-Asian hate crimes skyrocket in America, cities are trying their hand at reform through passing bills and launching task forces. However, some advocates feel policing the problem is a “band-aid” for addressing the root of anti-Asian sentiment.

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‘Unprecedented’ Violent Crime Spike Reported for 2020

Violent crime and murder rates in major American cities continued to rise through most of last year, resulting in numbers not seen in recent years, according to research released Monday by the National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice (CCJ) and Arnold Ventures. Researchers connected the increases to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the unrest following the racial injustice movement protests.

Six Dead in Indianapolis Shooting

Authorities said that they have determined the attack was “targeted” and that there may have been more than one shooter. The shooting came just days after officials unveiled a “crime reduction plan” to combat a rise in violence, which they attributed to drugs and poverty.