Asians face increased harassment, violence in COVID-19 era

Racially-fueled attacks against Asian Americans are once again on the rise. Forty-four incidents of anti-Asian discrimination were reported in New Jersey between March 19 and August 5 last year, according to the group Stop AAPI Hate; (AAPI stands for Asian American Pacific Islander). That compares to 37 anti-Asian bias incidents in all of 2019, according to the New Jersey State Police. Senior Correspondent David Cruz reports.

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