The Rise in Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans with Richard Ting

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Anti-Asian discrimination and violence is not new but has escalated over the last year due to racist assumptions and rhetoric around COVID-19.  There have been nearly 3,800 reports of hate incidents directed against Asian Pacific Americans in the past year.

We speak with Richard Ting, President, of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania about his efforts to raise awareness of concerns in the Asian Pacific American community and reports of rising anti-Asian hate.

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