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Biden's AG pick Merrick Garland has a big task ahead of him: confronting the uptick in hate crimes against Asian Americans

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The recent string of attacks against elderly Asian Americans in northern California has sparked national outrage and warnings from civil rights groups that such violence will only intensify in the upcoming months if President Joe Biden's Justice Department does not act immediately.
It's a serious problem nationwide beyond the San Francisco Bay area too, one that some blame on former President Donald Trump because of his racist rhetoric describing COVID-19 as the 'Chinese virus' or 'Kung Flu.'
Incidents of COVID-related hate crimes against Asian Americans have not...
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