Asian Americans grapple with long-term reality as reported hate incidents top 11,000

Though the majority of these incidents do not constitute hate crimes and would not be investigated or prosecuted as such, they cause “significant fear and trauma,” according to Stop AAPI Hate, which was founded in response to the surge in violence.

The latest report “reflects what is the new reality for AAPIs, that hate was not simply short-term or related only to COVID,” Manjusha Kulkarni, co-founder of Stop AAPI Hate and executive director of AAPI Equity Alliance, told Axios.

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