The killings followed a year of mounting anti-Asian violence in the United States, which community leaders say is due to Asian Americans being blamed for the coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China, in late 2019.
In 1960, in Sharpeville, South Africa, police opened fire at people protesting against apartheid laws, killing 69 people. Out of this tragedy came the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – which is March 21 – and the UN
A new report released by Stop AAPI Hate revealed that since March 19, 2020, there have been 3,795 hate incidents targeting Asian Americans. That figure barely scratches the surface as most hate crimes go unreported. The rash of
About 2.5 million more working-age Americans were uninsured last year, even before the coronavirus pandemic struck, according to a government report issued on Wednesday.
He urged Americans to remain vigilant against the virus, hours after signing a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill into law and raised the possibility of beginning to "mark our independence from this virus” by the Fourth of July.