A rally at at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo in Los Angeles on March 13.
Asian Americans Face Increased Attacks
Bias attacks against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are on the rise. Anti-Asian hate crimes jumped 149% in 16 of America’s largest cities last year, according to a study from California State University, San Bernardino. Some of the people convicted have mimicked "China virus" rhetoric used by former President Trump, incorrectly placing blame for the COVID-19 pandemic on the Asian-American community.