NPR: Hate Crimes Reach The Highest Level In More Than A Decade
There was a high of 7759 cases of hate crimes in the U.S. in 2020, which is the highest since 2008 when it was a high of 7783 cases. About 64% of the 7759 cases were motivated by discrimination of race, ethnicity, or ancestry. However, advocacy groups and experts believe that the number is higher with inclusion of unreported cases. With the rise of hate crimes against Asian people, the national coalition Stop AAPI Hate reported 9081 incidents against AAPI from 3/2020 and 6/2021. For the full article click here.