[caption id="attachment_23514" align="alignnone" width="1168"] Pedestrians walk through Manhattan's Koreatown, on 32nd Street between Madison Ave. and 6th Ave. on Saturday, February 27, 2021.[/caption]
Asian Americans across the country have experienced wide-spread forms of harassment and violence triggered by Covid-19—and the community is speaking out about what is happening and organizing to protest against it.
In recent weeks, there have been a disturbing spike of incidents. Just last Thursday, a 36-year-old Asian man was stabbed near the rally site and the week before a 52-year-old woman was forcefully shoved to the ground. Both suffered severe injuries.
According to the NYC Commission on Human Rights,